16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,125
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000
AN OTTOMAN CALLIGRAPHIC DIPLOMA, DATED 1277AH/1860AD
Arabic and Ottoman manuscript on paper, with heading in thuluth, 2ll of naskh below and two cartouches of similar below, by Mehmed muhyi 'l-Din Efendi with the declaration of competance by his teacher al-Hajj Hafiz Hasan al-Khulusi in the cartouche to right, and the certificate of authenticity by al-Shaykh Mehmed Tawfiq Beykozi to left, blue margin with gilt floral decoration, glazed and framed - 9 1/4 x 7 1/2in (23.5 x 19cm)
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