• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 259

    A CALLIGRAPHY PANEL SIGNED AFSHAR RUMI, IRAN, DATED 1298AH/1881AD AND A CALLIGRAPHY PANEL SIGNED MISHKIN QALAM, DATED 1313AH/1895AD

    Price Realised  

    A CALLIGRAPHY PANEL SIGNED AFSHAR RUMI, IRAN, DATED 1298AH/1881AD AND A CALLIGRAPHY PANEL SIGNED MISHKIN QALAM, DATED 1313AH/1895AD
    Persian manuscript on paper, the first with 2ll. of bold black nasta'liq on a gold ground with floral decoration, 3ll. of smaller nasta'liq between with date, within yellow, black and orange borders, glazed and framed - 7 x 11in (17.8 x 28cm); Persian manuscript on paper, with 7ll. of black naskh within cloudbands on a gold ground, dated below, floral illumination to corners, marbled borders, glazed and framed - 9 x 5 3/4in (23 x 14.6cm) (2)


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