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Calligraphy of Lyrical Quatrains (verso)

mid-1700s
calligraphy: 17 x 9.6 cm (6 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)
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Floral sprigs illuminate the central calligraphic work, and paired verses have been written in smaller script all around the border. All the verses are about the beauty of—and longing for—the beloved.
Calligraphy of Lyrical Quatrains (verso)

Calligraphy of Lyrical Quatrains (verso)

mid-1700s

Mughal India, probably Lucknow

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