ink, gold and opaque watercolour on paper
2 folios; 28 x 18.5 cm; 19 lines to the page
The lines of the script are cramped together in a highly unusual manner reminiscent of inscriptions on stone or stucco.
F. Déroche, The Abbasid Tradition, Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, vol. II, London 1992, p.30, cat.3.J.M. Rogers, The Arts of Islam. Masterpieces from the Khalili Collection, London 2010, p.72, cat.62.