• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7751

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    6 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 81

    A NASTA'LIQ QUATRAIN

    SIGNED MUHAMMAD BAQIR, SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NASTA'LIQ QUATRAIN
    SIGNED MUHAMMAD BAQIR, SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, 4ll. of flowing black nasta'liq on gold-speckled ground, an outlined triangular panel above and below, that below with the signature of Muhammad Baqir, between minor gold floral margins and gold and polychrome rules with a register of small panels of nast'liq similarly outlined, within further gold illuminated panels on white and peach card
    Panel 4 7/8 x 2½in. (12.2 x 6.4cm.)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.