A calligraphic panel Volga-Ural region, probably Kazan, late 19th Century
Lot 191
A large calligraphic panel Volga-Ural region, probably Kazan, late 19th Century
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 4,148) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A large calligraphic panel
Volga-Ural region, probably Kazan, late 19th Century
Arabic manuscript and watercolour on paper, in the centre a verse from the Qur'an (sura II, verse 137) in thuluth script in dull gold on a light grey ground, in the upper centre cartouche the bismallah, the upper and lower registers with roundels and square panels containing the names of Allah, Muhammad, the four Sunni Caliphs, and the grandsons of the Prophet, the outer border containing a prayer for lawful profit followed by the names of the Seven Sleepers, framed
470 x 690 mm.
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