• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7751

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    6 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 226

    LEVHA

    SIGNED MEHMET SEVKI (MUHAMMAD SHAWQI) (1829-1887), OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED AH 1280/1863-64 AD

    Price Realised  

    LEVHA
    SIGNED MEHMET SEVKI (MUHAMMAD SHAWQI) (1829-1887), OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED AH 1280/1863-64 AD
    Yellow ink on black card, the shahada in jali thuluth within floral illuminated borders, the spandrels with two floral sprays with green leaves, signed Katabahu Shawqi in the bottom left hand corner and dated across the bottom, framed and glazed
    Folio 17 5/8 x 30 3/8in. (45 x 76.9cm.)


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