• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 302

    A GROUP OF FORTY MAINLY QAJAR ILLUMINATED QUR'ANS AND PRAYERBOOKS, IRAN, 18TH-19TH CENTURY

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    A GROUP OF FORTY MAINLY QAJAR ILLUMINATED QUR'ANS AND PRAYERBOOKS, IRAN, 18TH-19TH CENTURY
    Comprising 12 Qajar Qur'an juz', two signed Ibn Muhammad 'Ali Zayn al-'Abdin and dated 1292AH, one dated 1256AH; one Qajar Shi'a prayer book entitled Kitab Sahifat al-Sadjadiyya; Muhammad bin Ahmad al-Khafiri: Tal'liqat 'ala shart dahiyat al-tajrid and Risala fi fi 'l-elafiyat, on religion, dated 1130AH; work by 'Abu Yahya Zakariya; Anthology dated 1234AH; Prayers for the days of the week, signed Muhammad 'Ali and dated 1200AH; Muhammad al-Dasuth: Prayers for different times of the day, signed Muhammad al-Tabrizi and dated 1257 AH; Kashmiri prayerbook, 19th century; Prayerbook signed Muhammad Taqi; Commentary on the works of Sayyid Muhammad bin Yusuf al-Sanousi, dated 1214AH; six Qur'ans, one dated 1119AH, one with added date of 1085AH, one signed Muhammad Hassan bin Muhammad Mehdi al-Isfahani, and dated 1228AH, one in sepia maghribi with probably added signature of Muhammad bin 'Abd al-Fath bin Said, two in leather cases, four in cloth cases; Qur'an section signed Muhammad 'Ali bin Muhammad Sadiq al-Isfahani and dated 1229AH plus four other prayerbooks, one dated 1254AH and another dated 1227AH and two other manuscripts (40)


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