AN ILLUMINATED COLLECTION OF PRAYERS INCLUDING DALA’IL AL-KHAYRAT, COPIED BY ALI AL-WAHBI AL-KONAWI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1220 AH/1805-06 AD
AN ILLUMINATED COLLECTION OF PRAYERS INCLUDING DALA’IL AL-KHAYRAT, COPIED BY ALI AL-WAHBI AL-KONAWI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1220 AH/1805-06 AD
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AN ILLUMINATED COLLECTION OF PRAYERS INCLUDING DALA’IL AL-KHAYRAT, COPIED BY ALI AL-WAHBI AL-KONAWI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1220 AH/1805-06 AD

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP

AN ILLUMINATED COLLECTION OF PRAYERS INCLUDING DALA’IL AL-KHAYRAT, COPIED BY ALI AL-WAHBI AL-KONAWI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1220 AH/1805-06 AD

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

AN ILLUMINATED COLLECTION OF PRAYERS INCLUDING DALA’IL AL-KHAYRAT, COPIED BY ALI AL-WAHBI AL-KONAWI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1220 AH/1805-06 AD


Arabic manuscript on paper, 173 leaves plus 2 fly-leaves, 11 lines to the page, written in naskh in black ink, ruled in black, gold and red, verses separated by gold and polychrome rosettes, surah headings or titles in white rounded cursive against a gold ground within cartouches, gold and polychrome verse markers in the margins, 4 illuminated headings, f.52b and f.53a with paintings of Mecca and Medina, in a gilt and stamped leather binding, with flap, in fitted box


17.8 by 12cm.

Condition Report

In overall good condition, the margins are clean with minor stains and smudges, some losses to the illuminations, the binding restored, as viewed.


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Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

This collection of prayers includes surah al-An’am (VI), surah Ya-sin (XXXVI), surah al-Fath (XLVIII), part of surah al-Hashr (LIX), the ninety-nine names of God, Dala’il al-Khayrat by Muhammad ibn Suleyman al-Jazuli, and the prayers for the days of the week.

Arts of the Islamic World
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