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Auction: Auction 23.07.1998
was auctioned on: 23 July 1998
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DIWAN OF HAFIZ

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Estimate: £20 - £200
ca. US$32 - US$328
Price realised:  £184
ca. US$302
Lot number 205, Views: 14

DIWAN OF HAFIZ, PERSIAN MANUSCRIPT ON PAPER, 296FF. AS NUMBERED, 19LL. OF BLACK NASTA'LIQ IN TWO COLUMNS, GOLD INTERLINEAR AND INTERCOLUMNAR DIVISIONS, SIMILAR MARGINS BETWEEN BLACK RULES, BLUE OUTER RULE, OPENING FOLIO WITH GOLD AND POLYCHROME ILLUMINATED HEADING, SEVERAL LATER MINIATURES THROUGHOUT TEXT, PERSIA, SIGNED BY MUHAMMAD HADI B. HUSAIN 'ABDULLAH ASHTABANI(?) AND DEDICATED TO RAHMATULLAH KHAN, A GENERAL UNDER ABBAS MIRZA, 19TH CENTURY (DATED RUBBED) , LATER GREEN MOROCCO BINDING, (ILLUMINATION AND MINIATURES VARNISHED, LIGHT SCUFFING TO BINDING) - 24.8 X 16CM.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 23.07.1998
Date of the auction: 23 Jul 1998
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington