A calligraphic composition in gold on a natural leaf
Lot 54
A calligraphic composition in gold on a natural leaf, signed by Sami Ottoman Turkey, circa 1900
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,600 - 2,300

Lot Details
A calligraphic composition in gold on a natural leaf, signed by Sami
Ottoman Turkey, circa 1900
Arabic composition applied on to a natural leaf in gold, incorporating a proverb, mounted on red archival board, framed
leaf 130 mm. long

Footnotes

  • The Arabic proverb reads ras al-hikmah makhafat Allah, 'Wisdom is the fear of God.'

    Another leaf signed by Sami and dated AH 1317/AD 1899-1900 was sold in these rooms, 6th October 2008, lot 57.
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