A calligraphic composition in shikasteh script signed by Abdul-Majid Dervish 19th Century
Lot 25
A calligraphic composition comprising Persian verses in shikasteh script, copied from the work of Darvish 'Abd al-Majid Persia, Isfahan, 19th Century
£800 - 1,200
US$ 1,300 - 2,000
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A calligraphic composition comprising Persian verses in shikasteh script, copied from the work of Darvish 'Abd al-Majid
Persia, Isfahan, 19th Century
Persian manuscript on paper laid down on card, shikasteh script in green and gold (now faded) on a brown ground, interspersed with irregular cartouches in gold, creased, floral inner border in colours and gold, buff outer border, black and gold margin rules, in mount
221 x 170 mm.

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  • Provenance:
    The Property of a Lady.

    The verses are unidentified. The colophon states that the text was copied in Isfahan on the first day of Jumadi al-Ula, year [...] (without giving the year). The scribe may have signed in gold, which is badly faded.
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