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Afdal Al-Din Khaqani.
'Abd Al-Ghani.

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Published
Herat, Persia, 1616
References
Ex Hagop Kevorkian collection NY. Sotheby's auction London 26/4/82 lot 100.
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
Herat, Persia, 1616
Ref
1624

AFDAL AL-DIN KHAQANI (D.1186), TUHFAT AL-'IRAQAYN, COPIED BY 'ABD AL-GHANI, PROBABLY HERAT, PERSIA, SAFAVID, DATED MUHARRAM 1025 AH / JAN-FEB 1616 AD. A lovely Persian manuscript on gold-sprinkled cream paper. 124 leaves. 12 lines to the page written in fine black nasta'liq arranged in two columns with gold and black intercolumnar rules, text ruled in gold and polychrome, headings in white and blue on gold and polychrome illuminated panels, catchwords. f.1b with gold and polychrome illuminated headpiece. f.124a with colophon with an illuminated panel. In a gilt-stamped brown leather binding, paper doublures with 'H.Kevorkian Collection' sticker.

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