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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 314

    A SAFAVID MANUSCRIPT OF HAFIZ, DATED JUMADA AL-AWWAL AH998/1589AD

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    A SAFAVID MANUSCRIPT OF HAFIZ, DATED JUMADA AL-AWWAL AH998/1589AD
    Manuscript on paper, 165ff. with approx. 10ll. of black naskh arranged in vertical columns within gold border with green and blue rule, original brown morocco binding with gilt decoupe arabesque to interior and tooled arabesque on a rectangular gilt ground to exterior - folio 6 1/2 x 4 1/4in (16.5 x 11cm)


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    Provenance

    ,PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF DJAFAR GHAZI