3 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 500
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
DIWAN OF HAFEZ SIGEND MUHAMMAD AL-HAQAT (SHIRAZ), POSSIBLE LATER DATE AH991/1583AD
Persian manuscript on paper, 267ff. with 14ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in two vertical columns within gold border, outer red and blue rule, opening illuminated bifolium the text within cloud bands on a gilt ground, a narrow column of gilt vine between, heading with overlaid half-cartouches edged in light blue, red morocco binding with tooled floral medallions - folio 7 3/4 x 4 7/8in (19.7 x 12.3cm)
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