A large illuminated genealogy in scroll form of the Khawajahs of Bukhara, beginning with Adam, copied by al-Haj Isma'il Bukhari, son of Haj Rawzi £1500-2500 probably Central Asia, 19th Century
Lot 34*
A large illuminated lithograph genealogy in scroll form of the Khawajahs of Bukhara, beginning with Adam, copied by Hajj Isma'il Bukhari ibn al-Hajj Rawzi probably Central Asia, 19th Century
Sold for £1,800 (US$ 3,081) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A large illuminated lithograph genealogy in scroll form of the Khawajahs of Bukhara, beginning with Adam, copied by Hajj Isma'il Bukhari ibn al-Hajj Rawzi
probably Central Asia, 19th Century
lithograph, Arabic and Persian with later colours and gold, text written in a form of thuluth, consisting of prayers and verses from the Qur'an, the remainder of the text in Persian, most names contained within gold circles, outer borders decorated with geometric patterns in various colours, sheets repaired with the loss of some text, relined with brown textile, waterstaining
length 8m 65 cm., width 378 mm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Private US Collection.

    The last names recorded on the scroll, with their death dates are: Khwaja Muhammad Yusif 1160/AD 1747-48, Khwaja Hidayatallah 1105/AD 1693-9, and Khwaja Hasan hazrat-e sahib-qiran 1139/AD 1726-27. There were three generations after Khwaja Hasan.

    The scribe is unrecorded.
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