Lot n° 56
4000 - 6000
Amir Khusraw Dihlawi (d.1325) : Sélection du Diwan, copié par Ahmad
Iran, Safavid art, 16th century
Persian manuscript on gold-flecked paper, 254 ff. plus 3 endpapers, 14ll. per page in elegant nasta'liq in black ink, in two columns divided by a register decorated with gold flowers and polychrome. Titles in gold highlighted with black, in illuminated cartouches, ruled in orange, gold and blue. Illuminated frontispiece inscribed with the title "Matla' al-anwar", reported. Last folio illuminated. The colophon inscribed on a gold background, partially legible: Harrarahu al-'Abd Ahmad (..) bi-tarikh noh-e (..). Bound in Qajar lacquer, with gol-o-bolbol decoration.
Text: 16 x 8.3 cm; Page: 24.5 x 15.3cm)
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