• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 280

    A TIMURID COPY OF THE DIWAN OF HAFEZ, IRAN, DATED SAFAR 829AH/JANUARY 1429AD

    Price Realised  

    A TIMURID COPY OF THE DIWAN OF HAFEZ, IRAN, DATED SAFAR 829AH/JANUARY 1429AD
    Persian manuscript on paper, 164ff. with 19ll. of fine black nasta'liq arranged within four columns within a gold border, opening bifolium with margins decorated with dragons, birds, animals of prey, tigers, heading in pseudo-kufic on a floral ground, board cover with marble effect - 10 x 6 1/2in (25.3 x 16.5cm)


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DJAFAR GHAZI