Illustrated Leaf from the Gulistan of Sa’di.
Text in black nasta’liq script.
Illuminated borders decorated in gold with animals in a landscape and in opaque watercolor with bold human
India, Mughal, circa 1620
Folio : 26,7 x 17,2 cm
The Hagop Kevorkian collection
For other leaves of the same manuscript, see BINNEY Edwin, The Mughal and Deccani School, Indian Miniature
Painting from the Collection of Edwin Binney 3rd, 1973, nos 47a-b, p. 73