An illuminated album page of nasta'liq script signed by 'Ibadallah, better known as Ijaz Raqamkhan India, 17th/18th Century
Lot 46
An illuminated album page of nasta'liq script signed by 'Ibadallah, better known as Ijaz Raqamkhan India, 17th/18th Century
Sold for £2,040 (US$ 3,302) inc. premium

Lot Details
An illuminated album page of nasta'liq script signed by 'Ibadallah, better known as Ijaz Raqamkhan
India, 17th/18th Century
seven lines of elegant nasta'liq script in brown ink, comprising four lines containing verses and two lines containing the colophon, ground richly decorated with floral motifs and stylised serrated leaves in colours and gold, outer borders of light blue board decorated with floral sprays in gold and some colour, some flaking resulting in loss of small areas of painted surface, in mount, framed
268 x 175 mm.

Footnotes

  • The scribe apparently wrote in the style of 'Abd al-Rashid Daylami and his work was seen in Lucknow by Ghulam Muhammad Dihlavi, the author of Tadhkira-i Khushnavisan (Calcutta, 1910, p. 62).
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