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    Sale 7715

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    31 March 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 34

    A NASTA'LIQ QUATRAIN

    SIGNED AL-KHALKHALI, SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH/17TH CENTURY

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    A NASTA'LIQ QUATRAIN
    SIGNED AL-KHALKHALI, SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH/17TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, 4ll. of black nasta'liq on ground with gold floral illumination, above and below a triangular panel of gold and polychrome illumination with text in clouds reserved against it, a single line of black nasta'liq with the signature of al-Khalkhali along the bottom, each section with a white border, slight staining and scuffing
    Calligraphy 6 7/8 x 3 3/8in. (17.7 x 8.6cm.)


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