Nizami, Khusrau va Shirin, Persian poetry, copied by 'Ala'al-Din Muhammad Sarraf [money changer] Isfahani Timurid Persia, dated Tuesday 12th Dhi'l-hajjah 850/28th February 1447

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Nizami, Khusrau va Shirin, Persian poetry, copied by 'Ala'al-Din Muhammad Sarraf [money changer] Isfahani
Timurid Persia, dated Tuesday 12th Dhi'l-hajjah 850/28th February 1447

£ 3,000 - 5,000
US$ 3,900 - 6,400
Nizami, Khusrau va Shirin, Persian poetry, copied by 'Ala'al-Din Muhammad Sarraf [money changer] Isfahani
Timurid Persia, dated Tuesday 12th Dhi'l-hajjah 850/28th February 1447
Persian manuscript on paper, 80 leaves, 21 lines to the page written in four columns of small nasta'liq script in black ink, double intercolumnar rules in gilt, inner margins ruled in blue and gold, catchwords in outer margins, titles written in thuluth script in red and blue, one illuminated headpiece in gold and some blue, some repairs mostly restricted to outer margins, waterstaining, corners rather thumbed, colophon flanked by seven illuminated panels incorporating exquisite patterns of intertwining floral and vegetal motifs in gold and some colours, later black shagreen with stamped central medallions, cornerpieces and border panels decorated with floral motifs, spine crudely repaired with black adhesive tape
237 x 170 mm.

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  • The scribe is unrecorded.
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Nizami, Khusrau va Shirin, Persian poetry, copied by 'Ala'al-Din Muhammad Sarraf [money changer] Isfahani Timurid Persia, dated Tuesday 12th Dhi'l-hajjah 850/28th February 1447
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