Lot n° 87
6000 - 8000
Deux grandes pages d'un album moghol à marges vert-olive : Poésie persane et prose mystique soufie
India, 17th century
Text: Mystical prose by Rasayel-e Khwaje Ubaydallah al-Ahrar (d. 1489); ghazal verses by Hafez and Khwaju-ye Kermani. In black nasta'liq, of various sizes, in verse and prose in a rectangular register, surrounded by horizontal 2 ll. cartouches and oblique 3 ll. registers. Birds furnish the outer decoration. The text in reserve on a blue and brown background, illuminated. The margins with gilded decoration of animals hunting in a landscape.
Text : 27 x 19 cm ; Page : 43 x 28.5 cm
Two pages of this album were sold here: Rim Enchères, 15 October 2021, lots 152 and 153. Rasayel-e Khwaje Ubaydallah al-Ahrar (806-895 A.H./1403-1489) is a famous shaykh of the Sufi brotherhoods of Naqshbandiyya of Central Asia.
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