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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 39

    THREE CALLIGRAPHIES, OTTOMAN TURKEY AND QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THREE CALLIGRAPHIES, OTTOMAN TURKEY AND QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Manuscript on paper, the first with 7ll. of black naskh in cloud bands on a gilt ground with gilt rosettes between verses, with blue outer border, on red paper, to reverse blue marbled paper with orange heart-shape - 5 x 7 1/2in (12.5 x 19cm); the second with 4ll. of black nasta'liq within gold ground, with green outer border - 9 3/4 x 6 1/4in (24.8 x 16cm); with 7ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in cloud bands on a gilt ground, with outer border of salmon pink and then outer border of green, on blue card - 10 3/4 x 7 3/4in (27.3 x 19.5cm) (3)


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