• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 269

    AN OTTOMAN MANUSCRIPT SIGNED 'ABDULLAH AL-AQASI, TURKEY, DATED 924AH/1518AD

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    AN OTTOMAN MANUSCRIPT SIGNED 'ABDULLAH AL-AQASI, TURKEY, DATED 924AH/1518AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 12ff. with 3ll. of bold black thuluth within a gold border, gold verse roundels, two opening folios with illuminated panels, in brown morocco binding with gilt border decoration - 8 1/2 x 6 1/4in (21.5 x 16cm)


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DJAFAR GHAZI