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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 19

    IN PRAISE OF THE 99 NAMES OF ALLAH (AL-ASMA' AL-HUSNA)

    ATTRIBUTED TO SHAYKH KAMAL (MIR 'ALI TABRIZI), SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH CENTURY

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    IN PRAISE OF THE 99 NAMES OF ALLAH (AL-ASMA' AL-HUSNA)
    ATTRIBUTED TO SHAYKH KAMAL (MIR 'ALI TABRIZI), SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 8ff., four fly-leaves, 6ll. of elegant black naskh script to the page, with gold and polychrome roundel markers, text within blue, black and gold rules, large title cartouche with fine gold thuluth inscription within blue arabesques, colophon signed Shaykh Kamal, in Safavid gilt stamped binding with flap, paper decoupé doublures
    Text panel 5 ½ x 3 ¼in. (14 x 8.3cm.); folio 9 1/8 x 6 ½in. (23.2 x 16.7cm.)


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