Lot n° 59
6000 - 8000
Nur Al-Din 'Abd Al-Rahman Jami' (d. 1492) : Subhat Al-Abrar
signature (partially legible) of Mahmud Nishapuri, Iran, Safavid art, dated: dhi al-qa'dah 962 AH/September 1554
Persian manuscript on paper, with 21 ll. per page, in late nasta'liq (khaffi), in black ink in 4 columns, title cartouches inscribed in red. The colophon dated at the end of the text, partly legible due to restored tears. Several owners' notes on endpapers: Calligram in the form of a bird dated: The great Nowruz, 1184 H./March 1771. A marginal note dated: 24 dhi al-qa'dah Quy-el 1238 AH / 2 August 1823, the year of the goat, "written in remembrance on the margins of the book of the late Abd al-Karim Bayg Qomi". Bound in a new binding.
Text: 21 x 12 cm; Page: 27.3 x 18 cm
A manuscript very similar to this one is published in the public sale catalog: Mes Laurin-Guilloux-Buffetaud-Tailleur, Orient et ses Arts, 23 April 1994, lot 412.
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