A calligraphic composition in shikasteh script, signed by Dervish 'Abd al-Majid, the famous shikasteh calligrapher
Persia, dated AH 1177/AD 1763-64
Persian manuscript on paper laid down on card, a Sufi text in prose in shikasteh script in black ink, interspersed with delicate floral motifs, inner floral and coloured borders, outer border with birds and floral and vegetal motifs in gold on a pale green ground, some wear and soiling to outer border, repairs, in mount
324 x 235 mm.
Islamic and Oriental Art
Islamic and Indian Art
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