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An illuminated Hilye depicting Mecca and Medina, signed by al-Hajj Ahmad Kamal, Near East or Turkey, 20th century
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An illuminated Hilye depicting Mecca and Medina, signed by al-Hajj Ahmad Kamal, Near East or Turkey, 20th century
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An illuminated Hilye depicting Mecca and Medina, signed by al-Hajj Ahmad Kamal, Near East or Turkey, 20th century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 17 lines to the page, written in naskh and thuluth scripts, the names of the four Caliphs in roundels, decorated throughout with polychrome and gold floral scrolls and sprays, bordered on three sides by items associated with the Prophet, Mecca and Medina depicted in the upper section, framed
128 by 94cm.
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Provenance

Christie's London, 19 October 1993, lot 17.

Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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London