• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 254

    A SAFAVID CALLIGRAPHY PANEL SIGNED SULTAN MUHAMMAD NUR, IRAN, FIRST QUARTER 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SAFAVID CALLIGRAPHY PANEL SIGNED SULTAN MUHAMMAD NUR, IRAN, FIRST QUARTER 16TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on cream paper, double-sided, to one side with 4ll. of white diagonal nasta'liq within gold cloudband, corners with floral gilt illumination, two lines of nasta'liq below and further couplets running above and to left, reverse with 5ll. of nasta'liq, with 4 sets of couplets running diagonally between, illumination to corners, illuminated blue border to both sides, mounted, glazed and framed - 7 1/4 x 4 3/4in (18.5 x 12cm)


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