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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 47

    A DIWAN OF HAFEZ, SIGNED GHIATH BIN BEYAZID SITAN (?), LATER ADDED DATE OF AH7(64?)/13(62?)

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    A DIWAN OF HAFEZ, SIGNED GHIATH BIN BEYAZID SITAN (?), LATER ADDED DATE OF AH7(64?)/13(62?)
    Persian manuscript on paper, 186ff. with 12ll. of black nasta'liq in gold ruler, with headings in gilt in cloud bland on a red cross-hatched ground, opening folio with shamsa, following folio with illuminated heading split-palmette scrolls on a ground of red, black and red, brown leather tooled binding - folio 6 1/2 x 4 1/8in (16.5 x 10.7cm)


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