• 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 196

    TWO CALLIGRAPHIC PANELS

    IRAN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO CALLIGRAPHIC PANELS
    IRAN, 18TH CENTURY
    One panel in elegant black shikasteh on silver-speckled paper within cloudbands on gold ground, the text written in two directions, the second panel with 8ll. of smaller black shikasteh on brown paper within cloudbands reserved against gold ground, each panel laid down between polychrome and illuminated borders on pink card margins
    Large panel 5¾ x 3 5/8in. (14.7 x 9.3cm.); folio 12 7/8 x 8¾in. (32.8 x 22cm.) (2)


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