31 March 2009
A CALLIGRAPHIC DÉCOUPÉ PANEL
SIGNED 'ABD AL-HUSAYN, QAJAR IRAN, DATED AH 1309/1891 AD
The two lines of nasta'liq written on a ground of floral scrolls inhabitated by birds, in cream paper découpé laid down on light red paper, signed in one corner 'Abd al-Husayn and dated 309, some staining, old damages and repair, framed and glazed
8 1/8 x 13 5/8in. (20.6 x 34.8cm.)
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