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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 26

    'ALI IBN AL-HUSAYN ZAYN AL-'ABIDIN: AL-SAHIFA AL-KAMILA AL-SAJJADIYYA

    SIGNED MUHAMMAD AL-RIDAWI AL-TAQQAR (?), SAFAVID IRAN, DATED THURSDAY BEGINNING JUMADA I AH 1089/JUNE 1678 AD

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    'ALI IBN AL-HUSAYN ZAYN AL-'ABIDIN: AL-SAHIFA AL-KAMILA AL-SAJJADIYYA
    SIGNED MUHAMMAD AL-RIDAWI AL-TAQQAR (?), SAFAVID IRAN, DATED THURSDAY BEGINNING JUMADA I AH 1089/JUNE 1678 AD
    Prayers attributed to the fourth Imam, Arabic manuscript on paper, 265 ff., two fly-leaves, 7ll. of elegant black naskh to the page, with Persian interlinear translation in red nasta'liq, titles in red, text within gold and black rules, opening bifolio with illuminated headpiece and gold ground, catchwords, occasional marginal notes, colophon signed and dated, in 18th century stamped brown morocco
    Text panel 4 x 1 ¾in. (10 x 4.5cm.); folio 6 3/8 x 3 ½in. (16.1 x 9cm.)


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