• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 284

    AN OTTOMAN CALLIGRAPHY PANEL SIGNED MEHMET RASHIN (1816-1879), DATED 1289AH/1872AD

    Price Realised  

    AN OTTOMAN CALLIGRAPHY PANEL SIGNED MEHMET RASHIN (1816-1879), DATED 1289AH/1872AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, the sura al-fath written in the shape of the invocation Ya Fattah, the dots formed from the names of Allah and short prayers, the red script identifying the calligrapher as a student of Mehmed Nuri and an officer in the Imperial army, with gold floral spray either side and outer blue margins with roccoco style decoration, glazed and framed - panel 12 x 7in (30.5 x 17.8cm)


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