• 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 80

    TWO CALLIGRAPHIC PANELS

    SIGNED AHMAD AL-HASSANI, SAFAVID IRAN, LATE 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO CALLIGRAPHIC PANELS
    SIGNED AHMAD AL-HASSANI, SAFAVID IRAN, LATE 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on gold-speckled paper, the panels with 4ll. and 5ll. of black nasta'liq written on the diagonal, the ground with fine gold floral scrolls, an illuminated cartouche above, the signature within cloud band on illuminated ground within a triangular cartouche below the text, one panel with thin gold-sprinkled paper borders, the other lacking its borders
    Panel 7¾ x 4 1/8in. (19.8 x 10.5cm.)


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