• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 290

    AN OTTOMAN MANUSCRIPT WITH FINAL PART SIGNED AHMED AL-QARAHISARI, DATED 923AH/1517AD

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    AN OTTOMAN MANUSCRIPT WITH FINAL PART SIGNED AHMED AL-QARAHISARI, DATED 923AH/1517AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 86ff. with approx. 19ll. of black naskh arranged in two columns within gold border and outer red rule margin, more than one manuscript bound together, various styles of calligraphy, some on gold fleck and floral paper, opening folio with illuminated header, signed "mashq Ahmed al-Qarahisari" on final folio, later Ottoman binding - 8 1/2 x 4 1/2in (21.5 x 11.5cm)


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DJAFAR GHAZI