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Lot 169: A CALLIGRAPHIC QUATRAIN, SIGNED BY MIR 'IMAD AL-HASANI, PERSIA, SAFAVID, LATE 16TH/EARLY 17TH CENTURY |
19 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Persian manuscript on paper, 6 lines to the page, written in nasta'liq script in black ink within cloud bands against a golf ground decorated with scrolling polychrome flowers, 4 triangular side and corner pieces filled with interlacing split-palmettes, laid down on an album page
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Dimensions: calligraphic panel: 15 by 9cm. approx.
Saleroom Notice: Please note that there may be restrictions on the import of property of Iranian origin into some or all member countries of the Gulf Co-Operation Council. Any buyers planning to import property of Iranian origin into any of these countries should satisfy themselves of the relevant import regime. Sotheby's will not assist buyers with the shipment of such items into countries of the Gulf Co-Operation Council.