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Sa’adi (d.1292 AD), Bustan, copied by Keshvari, Persia, Timurid, dated 896 AH/1490-91 AD
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 4,375 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
27
Sa’adi (d.1292 AD), Bustan, copied by Keshvari, Persia, Timurid, dated 896 AH/1490-91 AD
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 4,375 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Sa’adi (d.1292 AD), Bustan, copied by Keshvari, Persia, Timurid, dated 896 AH/1490-91 AD
Persian manuscript on paper, 173 leaves plus 2 flyleaves, 12 lines to the page, written in nasta’liq script in black ink, text in two columns, ruled in gold, f.1b with gold and polychrome illuminated frontispiece, f.2b and 3a with text arranged diagonally within gold panels, in stamped binding, with flap
20.9 by 12.5cm.
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Provenance

Ex-collection Mehdi Bayani.

Catalogue Note

Keshvari is mentioned in the Tuhfeh-ye Sami as being from Rudbar of Qazvin, a poet who wrote nasta’liq well (Mehdi Bayani, ahval va asar-e khosh-nevisan, vol.II, Tehran, 1346 sh, pp.588-9).

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