• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 225

    AN OTTOMAN RELIGIOUS MANUSCRIPT AND A NATA'IJ AL-FUNUN, TURKEY, WITH POSSIBLY ADDED DATE OF 1224AH/1809AD

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    AN OTTOMAN RELIGIOUS MANUSCRIPT AND A NATA'IJ AL-FUNUN, TURKEY, WITH POSSIBLY ADDED DATE OF 1224AH/1809AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 144ff. with 32ll. of black naskh arranged in two columns, headings in blue, with unusual illumination, opening bifolium with text within a church-style frame, green cloth cover; folio 6 3/4 x 4 3/4in (17 x 12cm); Ottoman manuscript on paper, 85ff. with 17ll. of black naskh, with certain words and phrases in red, soft brown binding - folio 8 x 5in (20.2 x 12.6cm) (2)


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