• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 342

    A MAMLUK ILLUMINATED OPENING FOLIO TO THE DIWAN OF IBN HAYYUS, EGYPT OR SYRIA, 14TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MAMLUK ILLUMINATED OPENING FOLIO TO THE DIWAN OF IBN HAYYUS, EGYPT OR SYRIA, 14TH CENTURY
    With two cartouches, top of rectangular shape with three lines of text within a lobed cartouche on a ground of gold scrollwork, and below a larger square with gilt arabesque on a blue ground with overlapping circles, within border of strapwork surrounded by outer border of gilt arabesque, marginal notes throughout - 9 1/2 x 6in (24.2 x 15.3cm)


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DJAFAR GHAZI