• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 279

    TWO SAFAVID CALLIGRAPHY PANELS, ONE SIGNED SULTAN ALI MASHHADI, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO SAFAVID CALLIGRAPHY PANELS, ONE SIGNED SULTAN ALI MASHHADI, IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, with 4ll. of black nasta'liq on gold-sprinkled paper, signed below, 3ll. of text above arranged in two columns, within gold-sprinkled green border, outer margin of flowers with orange pattern - 8 1/2 x 6in (21.5 x 15.2cm); and a panel with two columns of black nasta'liq within cartouches, with pink floral decoration - 8 x 5 3/4in (20.2 x 14.5cm) (2)


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