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Collection of calligraphic panels, on paper [Ottoman Turkey, first half of nineteenth century]

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Price realised:  £1,500
ca. US$1,957
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Collection of calligraphic panels, taken from fine albums, in Arabic, illuminated manuscripts on paper [Ottoman Turkey, first half of nineteenth century] 5 loose leaves, all either du'as or leaves from Qur'ans, all single column, between 6 and 11 lines black naskh per page, roundels or ornamental devices marking the verses throughout, heightened in gold, some lightly scuffed, all ruled within polychrome borders and mounted on thick card, most with decorative marbled paper borders, smallest 130 by 134 mm., largest 240 by 168 mm.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
Title: Works on Paper from the Islamic and Near Eastern Worlds
Date of the auction: 26 Oct 2020 - 30 Oct 2020
Address: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
SW1Y 5LU London
United Kingdom
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