Lot n° 137
800 - 1000
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L'ASCENSION DU PROPHÈTE MUHAMMAD AU PARADIS (MI'RÂJ)
INDIA, CASHMERE, 19th CENTURY
Text written in nast'aliq, 19 lines per page, in four columns, inscribed in still black, on paper sanded with gold, interrupted by the illustration of the Qur'anic episode Mi'râj, the Prophet Muhammad embossed with gold mixed with a powder giving thickness and a pinkish colour, represented riding his fantastic mount, al-Burâq, guided by the angel Gabriel, in a starlit sky. Some retouching, small reinforcement at the edge of the margin.
THE MI'RAJ (THE ASCENT OF THE PROPHET MUHAMMAD TO HEAVEN) / A FOLIO FROM A PERSIAN MANUSCRIPT, INDIA, CASHMERE, 19TH CENTURY.
Text size: 23 x 12.5 cm; page size: 32 x 19 cm.
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