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    Sale 7715

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    31 March 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 103

    A TIMURID CARVED GREY SCHIST INSCRIPTION PANEL

    IRAN, 15TH CENTURY

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    A TIMURID CARVED GREY SCHIST INSCRIPTION PANEL
    IRAN, 15TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular form, deeply carved with a band of elegant naskh with elongated upstrokes, below a minor band of floriated kufic, a plain band above and below, minor losses
    12½ x 27¾ x 2¼in. (31.7 x 70.5 x 5.8cm.)


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    The inscription in kufic reads repeatedly al-mulk li'llah (Sovereignty is God's). The line in naskh is part of a prayer.

    For a note on this panel, please refer to lot 102.

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