• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 314

    A CALLIGRAPHY PANEL SIGNED BY MIR 'IMAD AL-HASSANI, WITH LATER OTTOMAN ILLUMINATION, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

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    A CALLIGRAPHY PANEL SIGNED BY MIR 'IMAD AL-HASSANI, WITH LATER OTTOMAN ILLUMINATION, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
    With six lines of elegant nasta'liq calligraphy, five written on a diagonal, floral and gilt decoration to interstices, within a gold border, outer black border, and further gold, outer margins of silver sprinkled paper - 11 1/2 x 6 1/4in (29 x 16.3cm)


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DJAFAR GHAZI