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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 395

    DIWAN OF HAKIM FARUKHI SISTANI: IRAN, 29 RABI' II AH 1337 (1 FEBRUARY 1919 AD)

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    DIWAN OF HAKIM FARUKHI SISTANI: IRAN, 29 RABI' II AH 1337 (1 FEBRUARY 1919 AD)
    Poetry, Persian manuscript on paper, 209ff. with 21ll. of black naskh in two columns, opening folio with title in large red script, final folio with colophon signed by the scribe Muhammad 'Ali ibn 'Abd al-Khaliq al-Misbahi penname 'Ibrat and dated 29 Rabi' II 1337, red morocco binding- folio 8¼ x 6 3/8in.(21 x 16.2cm.)


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    This very fine copy of the diwan of Farukhi was copied for Mirza Hasan 'Ali Khan Mustashar al-Mulk. Below the colophon in which this information is contained there is a note written by the patron in which he records how he compared this manuscript with eleven other copies of the same work and added the marginal notes which are written in red. The note is dated 19 Safar AH 1338 (12 Novemebr 1919 AD).

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