A calligraphic composition in nasta'liq script signed by Muhammad Saleh 18th/19th Century
Lot 15
A calligraphic composition in Ottoman Turkish in nasta'liq script, copied by Muhammad Salih Turkey, mid-17th Century
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,600
Auction Details
Lot Details
A calligraphic composition in Ottoman Turkish in nasta'liq script, copied by Muhammad Salih
Turkey, mid-17th Century
Ottoman Turkish manuscript on paper laid down on card, four lines of poetry in nasta'liq script in black ink, trimmed with some loss of text, green and orange borders, in mount
200 x 138 mm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The Property of a Lady.

    Muhammad Salih may be identified with Muhammad Salih Qara-Baghi, son of Ishaq, an Ottoman nasta'liq scribe, who received his ijazet (certificate) from Mahmud Efendi Tupkhana'i and Siyahi Ahmad, and died in 1673. See Mehdi Bayani, ahval va asar-e khosh-nevisan, vol. III, Teheran, 1348 sh., p. 776.
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