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An illuminated collection of prayers, including Dala’il al-Khayrat, signed by Mehmed Saif al-Din, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1189 AH/1775-76 AD
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
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An illuminated collection of prayers, including Dala’il al-Khayrat, signed by Mehmed Saif al-Din, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1189 AH/1775-76 AD
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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An illuminated collection of prayers, including Dala’il al-Khayrat, signed by Mehmed Saif al-Din, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1189 AH/1775-76 AD
Arabic manuscript on light pink paper, 70 leaves plus 2 fly-leaves, 13 lines to the page, written in black naskh, ruled in gold and red, verses marked by a gold dotted circle, gold and polychrome cartouches marking chapters, two illuminated headings on f.1b, f.13b, illustrations of Mecca and Medina on f.12b and 13a, in gilt-stamped Ottoman binding with a central red medallion, with flap
14.5 by 8.5cm.
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Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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London