Auction Date: 20/06/2019 at 10:15 am
India - Page From An Imposing Prayer Book Clearly Scripted For An Important Personage Circa 1740 - It has seven lines naskh script in black ink, with interlinear commentary in red nastar’liq in between verses. The style is typically Indian with a profusion of gold leafing and including clouds and gold lining in between script. The particular distinction of this work is the delicate meandering vine in gold round each page, a treatment reserved for the finest manuscripts. Size 5¾” x 9¼”.