Lot 45
  • 45

AN ILLUMINATED BOOK OF PRAYERS, COPIED BY AHMAD AL-NAYRIZI, THE ILLUMINATION ATTRIBUTABLE TO MUHAMMAD HADI, PERSIA, SAFAVID, DATED 1132 AH/1719-20 AD |

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8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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30,000 GBP
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Description

Arabic manuscript on paper, 39 leaves plus 4 fly-leaves, 7 lines to the page written in naskh in black ink with interlinear Persian translation in red nasta’liq, ruled in blue, red, green and gold, the margins with gold  interlacing flowers, headings written in red against a gold ground, f.1b and 2a with a fine carpet page decorated with gold nasta’liq against a blue ground within cartouches against a fine ground decorated with vine scrolls, in green leather binding with gilt decoration
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