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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 352

    DIWAN OF HAFEZ, NORTH INDIA, AH 1120 (1708-9 AD)

    Price Realised  

    DIWAN OF HAFEZ, NORTH INDIA, AH 1120 (1708-9 AD)
    Persian manuscript on brownish paper, 148ff. with 12ll. of black nasta'liq in two columns, all text within gold clouds, purple, blue and red cartouches with gold floral decoration highlighting text, opening folio with illuminated heading, final folio dated 1120, modern black morocco binding with gold tooling- folio 8¼ x 5 3/8in. (20.8 x 13.3cm.)


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