7 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,750
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
A CALLIGRAPHIC EXCERCISE
COPIED BY 'IMAD AL-HASSANI, SAFAVID IRAN, LATE 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY
Persian manuscript on paper, with 5ll. of bold black nasta'liq on a ground of gold flowering scrolls within one large cloud reserved against a gold and polychrome floral ground, the left hand side with small signature of 'Imad al-Hassani, laid down between minor border of floral design on black ground on wide red Qajar margins with gold and polychrome floral scrolls, mounted, framed and glazed
Calligraphy 13 x 8 3/8in. (33.2 x 21.5cm.)
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