Auction Date: 19/09/2019 at 10am
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”.