14 October 1999,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 632
GBP 400 - GBP 600
Arabic manuscript on paper, a line of large gold kufic above a panel of three lines of smaller black naskh, gold rosettes between phrases, gold rope-pattern margins, illuminated shamsa at either side, mounted, framed and glazed, by Rashid Butt, second half 20th century - 26.5 x 59cm.
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Rashid Butt was born in Pakistan in 1944 and has won many awards and prizes worldwide for his calligraphy and illumination. For another work by the artist sold in these Rooms see 16 January 1997, lot 311.
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