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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 298

    BOOK OF SHI'I PRAYERS, QAJAR IRAN, JUMADA I AH 1290 (JUNE-JULY 1873 AD)

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    BOOK OF SHI'I PRAYERS, QAJAR IRAN, JUMADA I AH 1290 (JUNE-JULY 1873 AD)
    Arabic and Persian manuscript on paper, 20ff. with 12ll. of black naskh, opening folio with illuminated heading, each prayer with title in gold riqa' on illuminated panel, final folio with colophon signed by the scribe Ghulam 'Ali ibn Muhammad Ibrahim known as Sagher and dated Jumada I 1290, red morocco binding with blue borders- folio 6 7/8 x 4½in. (17.5 x 10.7cm.)


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