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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 328

    BOOK OF PRAYERS, COPIED BY AHMAD AL-NAYRIZI, IRAN, AH 1117 (1705-6 AD)

    Price Realised  

    BOOK OF PRAYERS, COPIED BY AHMAD AL-NAYRIZI, IRAN, AH 1117 (1705-6 AD)
    Prayers to be read after salat, Arabic manuscript on paper, 10ff. with 6ll. of beautiful black naskh within gold clouds, titles in gold riqa', opening folio with illuminated heading, final folio signed by the scribe Ahmad al-Nayrizi and dated 1117, light tan morocco binding with floral medallions- folio 5¾ x 3 5/8in. (14.6 x 9.5cm.)


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