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Auction: Arts of the Islamic World
was auctioned on: 19 October 2016
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AN ILLUSTRATED AND ILLUMINATED LEAF FROM A DIWAN OF HAFIZ (D.1390 AD):...

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Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000
ca. US$4,934 - US$7,401
Price realised:  £5,000
ca. US$6,168
Lot number 183, Views: 53

An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a Diwan of Hafiz (d.1390 AD): a sheikh and youth seated in a garden, Western Persia, Safavid, probably Qazwin, 989 AH/1581-82 AD gouache heightened with gold on paper, 7 lines of text in nasta'liq script within 2 columns beneath the painting with a blank illuminated heading panel in between, reverse with 14 lines of text, outer margins filled with large scrolling plants and animals painting: 9 by 7.5cm. leaf: 27.2 by 17.5cm.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: Arts of the Islamic World
Date of the auction: 19 Oct 2016
Address: Sotheby's
London