• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 277

    A GULESTAN OF SA'DI, SIGNED HYDER AL-HASANI, DATED RAMADAN 870AH/APRIL 1466AD

    Price Realised  

    A GULESTAN OF SA'DI, SIGNED HYDER AL-HASANI, DATED RAMADAN 870AH/APRIL 1466AD
    Persian manuscript on paper, 116ff. with approx. 12ll. of black nasta'liq arranged variously, within gold border with outer blue rule, opening bifolium with floral gilt decoration to margins, header decorated with scrolling arabesque, text arranged within cloud bands on a gilt ground, brown morocco binding - 9 x 6in (23 x 15.3cm)


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DJAFAR GHAZI