• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 284

    A DIWAN OF HAFEZ, SAFAVID IRAN, 923AH/1517AD

    Price Realised  

    A DIWAN OF HAFEZ, SAFAVID IRAN, 923AH/1517AD
    Persian manuscript on paper, 184ff. with 14ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in two vertical columns, within a gold border, opening page with illuminated header, in brown morocco binding with large stamped and tooled binding - 9 x 5in (22.8 x 12.5cm)


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DJAFAR GHAZI