A SELECTION OF SONNETS BY HAFEZ
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
Qajar Iran, 19th century
Persian manuscript on paper, 26ff. plus two fly-leaves, each folio with 6ll., in black ink, in shikasteh nasta’liq, the diagonal lines interspersed with gilt scrolling flowers around cloudbands, within blue, red, and gold rules, some catchwords, within minimally tooled black calf binding, the text panel 10cm x 5.7cm, the folio 13.3cm x 8cm.
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