• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 373

    A PANEL OF CALLIGRAPHY, PROBABLY 15TH-16TH CENTURY WITH LATER ADDITIONS

    Price Realised  

    A PANEL OF CALLIGRAPHY, PROBABLY 15TH-16TH CENTURY WITH LATER ADDITIONS
    Arabic manuscript on paper, with heading above and below in thuluth script on a gilt arabesque ground, between four lines of naskh script and two further diagonal lines to left and right, interstices with red and blue floral detail, with later attribution to Ya'qut al Musta'sim and the date 681AH/1282AD, glazed and framed - panel 9 1/2 x 6 1/4in (24 x 16cm)


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