Lot 83
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A FINE ARABIC CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL

SIGNED 'AMMAR AL-MUNJI, TUNISIA, MID-20TH CENTURY
Estimate : GBP 1,500 - 2,000
Description

A FINE ARABIC CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL
SIGNED 'AMMAR AL-MUNJI, TUNISIA, MID-20TH CENTURY
Red ink on cream paper, executed in large jali thuluth script, the reverse with old exhibition label
Visible 12 ½ x 23 ¾in. (31.7 x 60.4cm.)

Lot Notes

Please note that, dependant on final shipping address, this lot may require an export license which may lead to extended shipping times of up to six weeks.

Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.

The condition of lots can vary widely and the nature of the lots sold means that they are unlikely to be in a perfect condition. Lots are sold in the condition they are in at the time of sale.

The paper is lightly pitted overall. This does not affect the calligraphy which shows strong pigments overall. The red pigments shows very occasional flaking where initially there were accumulations of red pigments which bubbled when drying. The mount would need to be changed as it is now detached. This lot is in good condition overall.

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