Auction Date: 14/06/2018 at 10:30 am
Mughal India - A leaf from A “Mathnawi Of Jalalu’ddin Rumi” - on paper, in Persian, probably scripted in Lucknow, 1724.There are nineteen lines of two-column black nast’liq script, rules in gold, blue and green, and richly illuminated in gold, reds and blue. Beautiful corner decorations of blue and red on a background of pure gold. The verso nineteen lines of two-column black nast’liq script with the verso being just as spectacular. Size 4” × 7¼”.