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Asma al-husna, the ninety-nine names of God, copied by Husayn Fayzi, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1090 AH/1679-80 AD
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
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Asma al-husna, the ninety-nine names of God, copied by Husayn Fayzi, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1090 AH/1679-80 AD
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Asma al-husna, the ninety-nine names of God, copied by Husayn Fayzi, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1090 AH/1679-80 AD
Arabic manuscript on paper, 16 panels laid down on cardboard and framed, each page with 2 lines of nasta'liq in black ruled in gold with gold-sprinkled margins, framed
61 by 71cm.
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Catalogue Note

Husayn Fayzi was a calligrapher born in Istanbul where he studied and later taught calligraphy. He was celebrated for his mastery in various scripts of Islamic calligraphy. The precision of his nasta‘liq can be seen in the present work. Mustaqimzade Sulayman Saaduddin Effendi in his Tuhfa-i Khattatin records that he was still alive in 1729 AD.

Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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