9 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 875
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
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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