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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 42

    'ALI BIN AL-HUSAYN ZAYN AL-'ABIDIN (D. 712 AD): AL-SAHIFA AL-KAMILA AL-SAJJADIYYA,

    MUGHAL INDIA, SECOND HALF 17TH OR 18TH CENTURY

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    'ALI BIN AL-HUSAYN ZAYN AL-'ABIDIN (D. 712 AD): AL-SAHIFA AL-KAMILA AL-SAJJADIYYA,
    MUGHAL INDIA, SECOND HALF 17TH OR 18TH CENTURY
    Arabic religious manuscript on paper, 80ff. plus three fly-leaves, each folio with 17ll. of black naskh script against gold sprinkled paper, text panel outlined in gold and blue, supplication titles in gold naskh script, opening bifolio with gold and polychrome illumination and headpiece, in fine lacquer binding
    Text panel 5¼ x 2 7/8in. (13.3 x 7.2cm.); folio 7 ½ x 4¼in. (19 x 11cm.)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, 9 October 1979, lot 273