• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 208

    A COMMENTARY ON THE QUR'AN SIGNED HUSAYN BIN 'ALI AL-KASHIFI WITH ADDED DATE OF AH899/1493AD

    Price Realised  

    A COMMENTARY ON THE QUR'AN SIGNED HUSAYN BIN 'ALI AL-KASHIFI WITH ADDED DATE OF AH899/1493AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 576ff. with 25ll. of black naskh within gold border, outer blue rule, headings in red, certain words underlined in red, opening illuminated bifolium added later, with 7ll. of text within cloudbands on a gilt floral ground, headings in red, surrounding border of gilt flowers on a cobalt ground, with outer margins with gilt floral decorations - 9 1/2 x 6 1/2in (24 x 16.5cm)


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