Sa'di, Gulistan, illuminated and illustrated manuscript copied by Nasrallah al-Husaini al-Farandi Persia, dated AH 1234/AD 1818 and later

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Lot 83
Sa'di, Gulistan, illuminated and illustrated manuscript copied by Nasrallah al-Husaini al-Farandi
Persia, dated AH 1234/AD 1818 and later

£ 1,000 - 1,200
US$ 1,200 - 1,500
Sa'di, Gulistan, illuminated and illustrated manuscript copied by Nasrallah al-Husaini al-Farandi
Persia, dated AH 1234/AD 1818 and later
Persian manuscript on paper, 127 leaves including 2 blanks, 15 lines to the page written in one and two columns of nasta'liq script in black ink, double intercolumnar rules in gold, margins ruled in two lines of gold, approximately 32 lines written diagonally in outer margin of each page, catchwords, 4 illuminated headpieces in colours and gold, 8 miniatures in the style of the Imami family of Isfahan added in the 20th Century, margins split, creased, floral lacquer binding, crackled, some damage to edges, rebacked, doublures decorated with narcissi in colour and some gold
260 x 170 mm.
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