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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 431

    CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL, QAJAR IRAN, AH 1237 (1821-2 AD)

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    CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL, QAJAR IRAN, AH 1237 (1821-2 AD)
    Ink and watercolour on paper, a single line of nasta'liq filled with further text and small miniatures of Shi'i shrines and of the Imams, signed in a small cartouche below 'Ali and dated 1237, laid down on card- folio 8½ x 13½in. (21.5 x 34.3cm.)


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    The text is the first line of a quatrain from the Gulistan of Sa'di.

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