A eulogy for the Imam Husain commissioned by Dabir al-Mulk, signed by Hasan Zarin Qalam Qajar Persia, dated AH 1301/AD 1883

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Lot 42
A eulogy for the Imam Husain commissioned by Dabir al-Mulk, signed by Hasan Zarin Qalam
Qajar Persia, dated AH 1301/AD 1883

£ 1,000 - 1,200
US$ 1,200 - 1,500
A eulogy for the Imam Husain commissioned by Dabir al-Mulk, signed by Hasan Zarin Qalam
Qajar Persia, dated AH 1301/AD 1883
Persian manuscript on gold-sprinkled paper, text written in 14 lines of nasta'liq script in black ink, double intercolumnar and interlinear rules in green, blue and red, creased, tear crudely repaired, in mount
415 x 320 mm.

Footnotes

  • Mirza Nasrullah Khan (1835-1901) was titled Dabir al-Mulk in AH 1301/AD 1883, the date of the present lot. He started his career as the officer commanding the arsenal in Tehran. He was exiled for being a member of the Freemasons and spent time in Iraq and Istanbul, but was pardoned and returned to official duty because of his skills in calligraphy and composition. He was a secretary in the Foreign Office and rose to become the minister of Khorasan and the overseer of the shrine of the 8th Imam in Mashhad. See M. Bamdad, Dictionary of National Biography of Iran 1700-1900, vol. 4, Tehran 1966, pp. 341-43.
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