Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Hilye-i Serif by Hafiz Osman

hilye-i serif by hafiz osman
Combining the calligraphy techniques of sulus and nesih, Hafiz Osman (1642-1698) created one of the finest examples of hilye-i serif. The piece was also inscribed with golden flowers, rococo style.

Dimensions: 51x38 cm.
Estimated value: $ 60,000

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