Lot n° 55
800 - 1000
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CALLIGRAPHIE MONTEE EN PAGE D'ALBUM : RUBAYAT KHAYAM ET EXTRAITS DE YUSUF ET ZULAYKHA DE JAMI, SIGNEE PAR (MIR KHALIL) PADISHAH QALAM
INDIA, DECCAN, MOGHOL ART, 17th CENTURY
Four calligraphic lines in black nasta'liq ink, in reserve on a polychrome and gold illuminated background, framed by calligraphic cartouches, signature in a lower cartouche. Surmounted by a painting.
Text: 23 x 12.5 cm; Page: 38.2 x 23.5 cm
Mir Khalil Padishah-Qalam (also known as Mir Khalilullah Shah) was a calligrapher and courtier at the palace of Sultan Adil Shah II in Bijapur (Mehdi Bayani, ahval va athar-e khosh-nevisan-e nasta'liq, vol.I, Tehran, 1345, pp.177-80).
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