16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
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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