1 May 2001
AMIR SHAHI (D. 857/1453 AD): DIWAN
Safavid Iran, AH 15 Dhu-l-Qa'da 974/3 June 1567 AD
Poetry, Persian manuscript on heavy cream paper, 47ff. with 11ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in two gold-outlined columns, between gold rules, final folio with colophon dated 15 Dhu-l-Qa'da 974, slight smudging and staining, in later black lacquer binding with cartouche in white naskh and border similar, signed Ahmad al-Nayrizi and dated 1151 (1738-9 AD)
Folio 8 5/8 x 5¾in. (21.9 x 14.2cm.)
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