• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 292

    AN OTTOMAN CALLIGRAPHIC DIPLOMA, DATED 1277AH/1860AD

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    AN OTTOMAN CALLIGRAPHIC DIPLOMA, DATED 1277AH/1860AD
    Arabic and Ottoman manuscript on paper, with heading in thuluth, 2ll of naskh below and two cartouches of similar below, by Mehmed muhyi 'l-Din Efendi with the declaration of competance by his teacher al-Hajj Hafiz Hasan al-Khulusi in the cartouche to right, and the certificate of authenticity by al-Shaykh Mehmed Tawfiq Beykozi to left, blue margin with gilt floral decoration, glazed and framed - 9 1/4 x 7 1/2in (23.5 x 19cm)


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