AN ILLUMINATED HILYE, SIGNED BY MEHMET SADIQ AGHA MERMER HUMAYUN SHAHINSHAH, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1255 AH/1839-40 AD
AN ILLUMINATED HILYE, SIGNED BY MEHMET SADIQ AGHA MERMER HUMAYUN SHAHINSHAH, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1255 AH/1839-40 AD
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AN ILLUMINATED HILYE, SIGNED BY MEHMET SADIQ AGHA MERMER HUMAYUN SHAHINSHAH, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1255 AH/1839-40 AD

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP

AN ILLUMINATED HILYE, SIGNED BY MEHMET SADIQ AGHA MERMER HUMAYUN SHAHINSHAH, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1255 AH/1839-40 AD

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot Sold:7,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

AN ILLUMINATED HILYE, SIGNED BY MEHMET SADIQ AGHA MERMER HUMAYUN SHAHINSHAH, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1255 AH/1839-40 AD


Arabic manuscript on paper, 24 lines to the page, written in naskh and thuluth scripts, the names of the Four Caliphs in roundels, decorated in a rococo style with saz leaves on a turquoise ground, outer margins with gold floral scrolls


55.7 by 33.6cm.

Condition Report

Minor smudges, some holes, minor stains, occasional rubbing, as viewed.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Christie's London, 16 October 1980, lot 109.

THE SHAKERINE COLLECTION: Calligraphy in Qur’ans and other Manuscripts
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