• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 331

    TWO CALLIGRAPHY PANELS, A BIFOLIUM AND A MINIATURE, IRAN, 14TH-17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO CALLIGRAPHY PANELS, A BIFOLIUM AND A MINIATURE, IRAN, 14TH-17TH CENTURY
    The panels Persian manuscript on paper, the first 3ll. of black naskh within cloud bands on a gilt floral ground - 5 1/2 x 8 1/2in (14 x 21.4cm); second 10ll. of black naskh within cloudbands on a gold ground - 7 3/4 x 4 1/2in (19.7 x 11.5cm); a bifolium in Arabic with 7ll. of black naskh with gold verse roundels - 11 1/2 x 8in (29.2 x 20.2cm); and a Safavid portrait dated 1025AH/1616 - 7 1/4 x 4 1/4in (18.5 x 10.8cm) (4)


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