• 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 219

    A SILK LAMPAS PANEL

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    A SILK LAMPAS PANEL
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Probably for use in one the Holy Shrines, the red ground divided by horizontal chevrons into a series of alternating major and minor bands containing inscription in muhaqqaq, every other major band with a series of roundels and cartouches with similar inscription, mounted, framed and glazed
    22¼ x 23¾in. (56.6 x 60.5cm.)


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    The inscriptions include the Shahada, Invocations to God and Qur'an, II, sura al-baqara, parts of v. 144.

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