Lot 47 (Islamic & Indian Art, 22nd April 2020)
*A CALLIGRAPHY PANEL WITH SURAT AL-FATIHA (1)
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
Iran, 18th - 19th century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 5ll. of diagonal black nasta’liq script, the text in cloudbands and the folio illuminated in polychromes and gold with scrolling foliage and stylised border friezes, within a cream mount ruled in gold and black, framed and glazed, the text panel 16.5cm x 11.4cm, 47cm x 40.5cm including the frame.
Sold for £875