• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 246

    THREE CALLIGRAPHY PANELS, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY AND LATER

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    THREE CALLIGRAPHY PANELS, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY AND LATER
    Persian manuscript on paper, 5ll. of black naskh within cloud bands, the upper line on a ground of blue arabesque, the lower lines with gilt decoration - 6 1/4 x 9 1/2in (16 x 24.1cm); Persian manuscript on paper, 2ll. of bold naskh within cloudbands, two horizontal lines between and two diagonal lines either side with illuminated decoration, on a brown hatched ground, dated 928AH/1522AD - 5 1/2 x 9in (14 x 23cm); and another - 4 3/4 x 8 1/2in (12 x 21.5cm) (3)


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