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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 95

    A PANEL OF CALLIGRAPHY SIGNED AHMED AL-HASANI, SAFAVID IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PANEL OF CALLIGRAPHY SIGNED AHMED AL-HASANI, SAFAVID IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, with 4ll. of black nasta'liq arranged diagonally, signed in bottom left corner, on a ground of gilt decorated fantastical animals and large delicately drawn flowers, a border of plain blue with gold flecks, with small panels of nasta'liq calligraphy, with larger salmon pink border decorated in gilt with trees, animals, laid down on card - panel 9 x 5 1/4in (22.8 x 13.3cm); and another calligraphy panel with 4ll. of black nasta'liq, signed Malik al-Dilami (?), dated 929AH/1522AD, with large floral borders - 7 1/2 x 3 3/4in (19 x 9.5cm); and one further panel (3)


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