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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 413

    CALLIGRAPHIC EXERCISE BY 'ABD AL-MAJID KNOWN AS DARVISH, PROBABLY ISFAHAN, AH 1180 (1766-7 AD)

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    CALLIGRAPHIC EXERCISE BY 'ABD AL-MAJID KNOWN AS DARVISH, PROBABLY ISFAHAN, AH 1180 (1766-7 AD)
    Persian manuscript on paper, with 18ll. of shikasteh arranged on the diagonal in three columns, within gold clouds, signed below, 'Abd al-Majid and dated 1180, mounted on card with floral illuminated margins, red outer margin- folio 32.8 x 20.4 cm.


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