• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 235

    FIVE LEAVES OF CALLIGRAPHY BY ALA AL-DIN TABRIZI, ABBAS NOURI AND OTHERS, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    FIVE LEAVES OF CALLIGRAPHY BY ALA AL-DIN TABRIZI, ABBAS NOURI AND OTHERS, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Persian and Arabic manuscript on paper, comprising one panel of shikasteh signed to centre within sprinkled gold border - 9 x 5 1/2in (23 x 14cm); a panel of diagonal nasta'liq signed Abbas Nouri and dated 1233AH/1818AD on a gilt floral ground, within blue border, red margins - 9 1/2 x 6 1/2in (24 x 16.5cm); an Ottoman calligraphy panel with 3ll. of bold black thuluth and smaller panels of naskh between, gold rosettes - 10 x 7 1/2in (25.5 x 19cm); and two panels in large nasta'liq dated 1238AH/1823AD (5)


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    'Ala al-Din Tabrizi is mentioned in Bayani, no. 293, pp. 1113-1114; 'Abbas Nouri is also mentioned no. 479, p. 343

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