Hafiz, Divan, copied by Muhammad Mehdi, descendant of Mirza Lutfallah Shirazi Shiraz, dated Friday 2nd Ramadan 1279/21st February 1863(3)

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Lot 45
Hafiz, Divan, copied by Muhammad Mehdi, descendant of Mirza Lutfallah Shirazi
Shiraz, dated Friday 2nd Ramadan 1279/21st February 1863
(3)

Sold for £ 2,880 (US$ 3,523) inc. premium
Hafiz, Divan, copied by Muhammad Mehdi, descendant of Mirza Lutfallah Shirazi
Shiraz, dated Friday 2nd Ramadan 1279/21st February 1863
Persian manuscript on gold-sprinkled paper, 252 leaves, 15 lines to the page written in one and two columns of nasta'liq script in black ink, intercolumnar and interlinear rules in red, inner margins ruled in blue and gold, catchwords, one illuminated headpiece in colours and gold, red morocco gilt, slightly worn, doublures of marbled paper, 211 x 141 mm.; and Fuzuli Baghdadi's Divan in Ottoman Turkish, copied by Shukrallah Aymuri, dated AH 1069/AD 1658, 205 x 115 mm.; and Shustari's Gulshan-Raz, Sufi poetry, Persian manuscript on paper, Persia, 18th Century
176 x 110 mm.(3)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    H. Kevorkian Collection (Gulshan-Raz).
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