• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 263

    A GROUP OF SEVEN CALLIGRAPHY PANELS, SIGNED BY MUHAMMAD HUSSEIN, SULEYMAN FARUNI, MUHAMMAD 'ABD AL-BAQI AND OTHERS, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

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    A GROUP OF SEVEN CALLIGRAPHY PANELS, SIGNED BY MUHAMMAD HUSSEIN, SULEYMAN FARUNI, MUHAMMAD 'ABD AL-BAQI AND OTHERS, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, 7ll. of black diagonal nasta'liq on pale blue marbled paper, signed below Muhammad Hussein, within marbled border - 7 1/4 x 3 1/2in (18.5 x 9cm); 4ll. of black nasta'liq, one line above and below, signed bottom right corner Suleyman Faruni and dated 1134AH/1722AD - 6 x 8 1/2in (15 x 21.5cm); 4ll. of black nasta'liq, signed to bottom left corner Muhammad 'Abd al-Baqi and dated 1141AH/1729AD - 7 x 3 3/4in (17.8 x 9.5cm); a panel with shikasteh script in cloudbands on a gold floral gilt ground; a panel with 4ll. of nasta'liq, header; a manuscript folio with later illuminated decoration at top; and a panel with 4ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in cartouches - 8 1/2 x 5in (21.5 x 12.5cm) (7)


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