16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
SELECTED WORKS BY KHAWAJA SHAMS AL-DIN MUHAMMED HAFEZ SHIRAZI, IRAN, DATED 1252AH/1836AD
Persian manuscript on buff paper, 63ff. with 14ll. of black nasta'liq within red rule border and outer gold border, opening illuminated bifolium with text arranged on gold cloudbands, brown morocco binding - folio 9 1/2 x 6 1/4in (24.1 x 16cm)
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