A monumental calligraphic panel in thuluth and ornamental kufic incorporating a saying of the Prophet, attributed to Yahya Umar North India, circa AH 1330/AD 1912???
Lot 35
A monumental calligraphic panel in thuluth and ornamental kufic incorporating a saying of the Prophet, attributed to Yahya Umar North India, early 20th Century
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,700 - 10,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
A monumental calligraphic panel in thuluth and ornamental kufic incorporating a saying of the Prophet, attributed to Yahya Umar
North India, early 20th Century
text written on cream-coloured paper, upper line in ornamental kufic in gold, lower line in bold thuluth script in white on blue ground, wide inner border richly decorated with intertwining floral motifs on salmon-pink ground, creased, framed
965 x 676 mm.

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  • Provenance: Bonhams, Islamic and Indian Art, 10 April, 2008, lot 58.

    The text translates as: 'He who seeks knowledge, Paradise will seek him.'
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