21 décembre 2010

Peacock on Menu in Century Old Persian Recipe for Sale @ Bonhams Indian and Islamic Sale in London

The Persian manuscript was commissioned by Muhammad Quli Khan-e Qajar Quyunlu, Majd al-Sultaneh. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Bonhams next sale of Indian and Islamic Art on January 19th 2011 in New Bond Street, features a 19th century recipe manuscript that offers a fascinating insight into the preparation of various dishes in Qajar Persia, more than a century ago. Commissioned by Muhammad Quli Khan-e Qajar Quyunlu, Majd al-Sultaneh (d. 1905), this Persian manuscript is a slim volume of 37 folios, written in a wonderfully elegant... [Lire la suite]