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An illuminated collection of prayers, including Dala’il al-Khayrat, copied by Ahmed Resmi, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1166 AH/1752-53 AD
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4,0006,000
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An illuminated collection of prayers, including Dala’il al-Khayrat, copied by Ahmed Resmi, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1166 AH/1752-53 AD
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 11,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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An illuminated collection of prayers, including Dala’il al-Khayrat, copied by Ahmed Resmi, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1166 AH/1752-53 AD
Arabic manuscript on paper, 115 leaves plus 5 fly-leaves, 10 lines to the page, written in naskh script in black ink, ruled in gold black and red, verses separated by fine gold and polychrome rosettes of different types, opening bifolium decorated with an illuminated heading and margins with gold interlacing scrolls, f.15a and 16b with illustrations of Mecca and Medina, f.112a and 113b with two drawings of flowers, dividers consisting of gold and polychrome cartouches, in a fine stamped and gilt Ottoman binding, with flap
15 by 10cm.


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