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    Sale 7715

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    31 March 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 33

    A CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL

    SIGNED HAMADULLAH (POSSIBLY AL-KHALKHALI), SAFAVID IRAN, DATED AH 948/1535-36 AD

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    A CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL
    SIGNED HAMADULLAH (POSSIBLY AL-KHALKHALI), SAFAVID IRAN, DATED AH 948/1535-36 AD
    Persian manuscript on paper, 4ll. of diagonal black nasta'liq on a ground illuminated with light gold floral arabesques, a line of black nasta'liq below the panel, a triangular panel with the signature, with later gold and polychrome Ottoman illuminations, minor stains and scuffing, some flaking
    4 x 7½in. (10.2 x 19cm.)


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    This page signed by Hamadullah (most probably al-Khalkhali) is his only dated work.

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