A calligraphic composition in nasta'liq script signed by Mir Husain,dated AH 1279
Lot 24
A practice sheet (siyah mashq) consisting of a prayer in nasta'liq script, signed by Mir Husain Persia, dated AH 1279/AD 1862-63
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,574) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A practice sheet (siyah mashq) consisting of a prayer in nasta'liq script, signed by Mir Husain
Persia, dated AH 1279/AD 1862-63
Persian manuscript on paper laid down on card, nasta'liq script in black ink on a gold-sprinkled cream ground, brown border with floral motifs, in mount
110 x 233 mm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    The Property of a Lady.

    It has not been possible to identify the scribe in the absence of a title or attribute.
Activities
Lot symbols
Contacts
  1. Matthew Thomas
    Specialist - Islamic and Indian Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8270
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 8283