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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 9

    A SAFAVID MANUSCRIPT OF HAFIZ, IRAN, DATED RAJAB AH970/1562

    Price Realised  

    A SAFAVID MANUSCRIPT OF HAFIZ, IRAN, DATED RAJAB AH970/1562
    Persian manuscript on paper, 192ff. with 12ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in two vertical columns, heading with floral elements either side, withing gold border, outer blue rule, opening illuminated bifolium with text arranged within cloud bands on a floral gilt ground, panel heading in cobalt and blue with orange floral elements and border, script in white, red card binding with brown leather spine - folio 8 1/4 x 5 1/2in (21 x 14cm)


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