SEVEN OTTOMAN CALLIGRAPHIC EXERCISES (MASHQ)
SEVEN OTTOMAN CALLIGRAPHIC EXERCISES (MASHQ)

OTTOMAN TURKEY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

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SEVEN OTTOMAN CALLIGRAPHIC EXERCISES (MASHQ)
OTTOMAN TURKEY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
Each panel with dense thuluth script with occasional gold and polychrome roundels and palmettes, one panel with lines of black naskh, five laid down between gold and/or polychrome rules, each on marbled, silver sprinkled or coloured paper, four panels with signatures of Sayyid Hamdi (Efendi) dated AH (11)70, Sayyid Hamdi (Efendi) dated AH (11)71, Ibrahim Da'imi, Yahya Fakhr al-Din, Isma'il bin 'Ali, two panels with attribution to Sabri Yahya and 'Afif Efendi, one panel with thick layer of varnish
Largest panel 8 x 10 1/8in. (20.3 x 25.8cm.) (7)

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