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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 320

    A CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL

    SIGNED SULTAN 'ALI AL-YA'QUBI, SAFAVID IRAN, EARLY 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL
    SIGNED SULTAN 'ALI AL-YA'QUBI, SAFAVID IRAN, EARLY 16TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on gold sprinkled paper, 10ll. of black nasta'liq in gold-outlined clouds, divided into three panels, two with 4ll. of diagonal nasta'liq and between them a panel with 2ll. of horizontal nasta'liq, the lower left hand corner with the signature Sultan 'Ali al-Ya'qubi, laid down between blue, black and gold rules on card with gold floral illumination, some creasing and flaking
    Calligraphy 4½ x 2¼in. (11.5 x 6cm.)


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