Ismail Gulgee (Pakistan, 1926-2007) In the Remembrance of God Do Hearts Find Satisfaction,
Sold for US$ 16,800 inc. premium
Modern & Contemporary Middle Eastern & South Asian Art
11 Oct 2010 19:00 GST
Ismail Gulgee (Pakistan, 1926-2007)
In the Remembrance of God Do Hearts Find Satisfaction
, agate mosaic set within a brass mount,
x 32 1/8in).
Private US collection.
The inscription is taken from the Qur'an: sura XIII,
, Thunder, part of verse 28 which translates as 'In the remembrance of God do hearts find satisfaction.'
The ninety-nine names of Allah are also inscribed on a brass band around the edge of the mosaic.
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