Lot 25
  • 25

AN ILLUMINATED COLLECTION OF PRAYERS, INCLUDING DALA’IL AL-KHAYRAT, SIGNED BY MUHAMMAD JALAL AL-DIN, STUDENT OF MUHAMMAD AMIN AL-SHAKIR, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1253 AH/1837-38 AD |

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3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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4,500 GBP
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Description

Arabic manuscript on paper, 109 leaves plus 2 fly-leaves, 11 lines to the page, written in naskh script in black ink, ruled in gold, black and red, verses separated by gold pointed rosettes, 4 illuminated headings on f.1b, 15b, 91b and 102b with heading text within clouds on gold ground, f.12b and 13a with illustrations of Mecca and Medina, f.12a, f.15a, 89b and 90a with drawings of flowers, in gilt-stamped Ottoman black binding decorated with stamped rhomboid devices within stems, with flap
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