A calligraphic composition in Persian and Arabic Persia, 17th Century, with 19th Century borders

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Lot 16R
A calligraphic composition in Persian and Arabic
Persia, 17th Century, with 19th Century borders

Sold for £ 637 (US$ 881) inc. premium

Islamic and Indian Art Online Sale

Online only

18 Nov 2020 ended at 12:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

A calligraphic composition in Persian and Arabic
Persia, 17th Century, with 19th Century borders
Persian and Arabic manuscript on paper, three lines of Arabic written horizontally in nasta'liq in black ink within cloudbands on a gold ground, these interspersed with two panels of text each containing a quatrain of smaller nasta'liq in black ink written diagonally, each panel with illuminated borders, laid down on a 19th Century album page with illuminated floral inner borders and orange outer border
calligraphic panel 127 x 80 mm.; with borders 215 x 165 mm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    The Shakerine Collection.

    The quatrains are by an unidentified poet. The three lines of Arabic text consist of sayings of the Imam 'Ali.

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