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An illuminated calligraphic panel (qit'a), signed by Mustafa al-Hilmi, Turkey, Ottoman, second half 19th century
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
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An illuminated calligraphic panel (qit'a), signed by Mustafa al-Hilmi, Turkey, Ottoman, second half 19th century
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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An illuminated calligraphic panel (qit'a), signed by Mustafa al-Hilmi, Turkey, Ottoman, second half 19th century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 2 lines in bold black thuluth script, margins with interlacing gold floral scrolls, set in a gilt-wood frame
leaf: 26.4 by 33cm.
with frame: 51 by 47cm.
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Catalogue Note

A student of Muhammad Vasfi and Muhammad Rashid Ayyubi, Mustafa al-Hilmi was a calligrapher in Ottoman Turkey during the second half of the nineteenth century. A Qur'an copied by him and dated 1285 AH/1868 AD was sold at Christie's London, 20 October 2016, lot 184.

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