• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 209

    FIVE OTTOMAN CALLIGRAPHIC EXERCISES (MASHQ)

    TURKEY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    FIVE OTTOMAN CALLIGRAPHIC EXERCISES (MASHQ)
    TURKEY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
    Each panel with dense thuluth script with occasional gold and polychrome roundels and palmettes, one panel on gold sprinkled paper, four laid down between gold and/or polychrome rules on marbled or gold-sprinkled paper, one with later attribution to Sheikh Hamdullah
    Largest panel 9 3/8 x 6 3/8in. (23.8 x 16.1cm.) (5)


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