Lot 45 (Islamic & Indian Art, 16th April 2021)
TWO LOOSE FOLIOS FROM A 'LIFE OF PROPHETS' MANUSCRIPT
Iran, 17th century
Persian manuscript on wove paper, 15ll. of black nasta’liq script to the page, the text an extract from the stories from the Ministry of Jesus, as well as from the life of Joseph, set in blue, black, gold, green, and red rules, the margins sparsely stenciled with birds and flowers in earthy tones, in ecru cloth mounts, framed and glazed, the text panel 19.5cm x 12.5cm, the folio 33cm x 22cm.
the text panel 19.5cm x 12.5cm, the folio 33cm x 22cm
Estimated at £200 - £300