Hafiz Shirazi, Divan, copied by Hasan 'Ali Valad Hajji Baba Shirazi Qajar Persia, dated AH 1229/AD 1813-14
Lot 23
Hafiz Shirazi, Divan, copied by Hasan 'Ali Valad Hajji Baba Shirazi Qajar Persia, dated AH 1229/AD 1813-14
£3,000 - 4,000
US$ 4,700 - 6,300

Lot Details
Hafiz Shirazi, Divan, copied by Hasan 'Ali Valad Hajji Baba Shirazi
Qajar Persia, dated AH 1229/AD 1813-14
Persian manuscript on paper, 179 leaves, 15 lines to the page written in one and two columns of elegant nasta'liq/shikasteh script in black ink, intercolumnar and interlinear rules in gold, inner margins ruled in gold, catchwords written in outer margins, one illuminated headpiece in colours and gold, outer borders of folios 1b-2a richly decorated with intertwining floral and vegetal motifs in gold with some colour, some waterstaining otherwise in good condition, European light brown morocco gilt, engraved with the legend Dust Mohamed Khan Moayer-El-Mamalek, slightly worn, doublures and flyleaves of marbled paper, in a blue calf gilt slipcase, bookplate of Fairuz Library
190 x 121 mm.

Footnotes

  • Dust Muhammad Khan was a son of Dust'ali Khan Mu'ayyir al-Mamalik, and a son-in-law of Nasir al-Din Shah. After his father's promotion and the acquisition of his new title in 1871, he was promoted to his father's former position in charge of the Mint and awarded the title Mu'ayyir al-Mamalik. He also held the post of Governor of Khurasan and Yazd and died in 1903. See M. Bamdad, Dictionary of National Biography of Iran, 1700-1960, vol. 1, Tehran 1966, pp. 502-03.
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