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Auction: Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles
was auctioned on: 3 April 2009
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A QAJAR DIWAN OF HAFIZ, SIGNED, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

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Estimate: £600 - £800
ca. US$881 - US$1,175
Price realised:  £1,500
ca. US$2,204
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A QAJAR DIWAN OF HAFIZ, SIGNED, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
A QAJAR DIWAN OF HAFIZ, SIGNED, IRAN, 19TH CENTURY Persian manuscript on paper, 188ff. with 15ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in two columns with headings within panels, gold border, opening illuminated bifolium decorated with cobalt lotus flowers and gilt leaves, heading with overlaid demi-cartouches decorated with scrolling arabesque and flowers, black leather binding with gilt rule to edge - folio 7 3/4 x 5in (19.5 x 12.6cm)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles
Date of the auction: 3 Apr 2009
Address: Christie's
3 April 2009, London, South Kensington