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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 83

    A QAJAR DIWAN OF HAFIZ, SIGNED, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A QAJAR DIWAN OF HAFIZ, SIGNED, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, 188ff. with 15ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in two columns with headings within panels, gold border, opening illuminated bifolium decorated with cobalt lotus flowers and gilt leaves, heading with overlaid demi-cartouches decorated with scrolling arabesque and flowers, black leather binding with gilt rule to edge - folio 7 3/4 x 5in (19.5 x 12.6cm)


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