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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 17

    A KASHMIRI ILLUSTRATED MANUSCRIPT OF HAFIZ, DATED AH1191/1777AD

    Price Realised  

    A KASHMIRI ILLUSTRATED MANUSCRIPT OF HAFIZ, DATED AH1191/1777AD
    Persian manuscript on paper, 211ff. with 14ll. of fine black nasta'liq script, with gold border, red rule, heading with floral painted decoration, 40 miniatures, opening illuminated folio with gilt and cobalt floral decoration, in original red, orange and gilt floral lacquer binding - folio 5 1/8 x 3 1/4in (13.3 x 8.3cm)


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