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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 71

    ABU AL-FATH NASIR BIN 'ABD AL-SAYYID AL-MATARZI AL-NAHWI (D. 1213-14 AD): SHARH MAQAMAT HARIRI

    QAJAR IRAN, DATED AH 1239/1823-24 AD

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    ABU AL-FATH NASIR BIN 'ABD AL-SAYYID AL-MATARZI AL-NAHWI (D. 1213-14 AD): SHARH MAQAMAT HARIRI
    QAJAR IRAN, DATED AH 1239/1823-24 AD
    A commentary on the Maqamat of Hariri, Arabic manuscript on paper, 371ff. plus eight fly-leaves, each with 24ll. black naskh script, words and phrases in red, colophon on final folio dated AH 1239, black morocco binding with stamped central medallion
    Folio 9 ½ x 5 ¾in. (24 x 14.4cm.)


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    This commentary by Al-Matarzi is mentioned in Katib Celebi, Kashf al-Zunun, Beirut, 2008, vol.III, p.344.

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    Provenance

    The Hagop Kevorkian Collection (819); acquired Christie's, 22 November 1984, lot 169