A calligraphic composition in gold on a natural leaf, signed by Nazif Turkey, dated AH 1321/AD 1903 or later
Lot 36
A calligraphic composition in gold on a natural leaf, signed by Nazif Turkey, dated AH 1321/AD 1903 or later
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,882) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A calligraphic composition in gold on a natural leaf, signed by Nazif
Turkey, dated AH 1321/AD 1903 or later
Arabic composition applied on to a natural leaf in gold, the text in the form of a lion incorporating verses praising the Imam 'Ali by al-Sherif al-Murtaza, mounted on a black archival board, framed
leaf 255 mm. long

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  • Provenance: Bonhams, Islamic and Indian Art, 6 October, 2008, lot 58.
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