• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 172

    KASHF AL-KASHSHAF

    MAMLUK EGYPT, DATED WEDNESDAY END OF DHU AL-QA'DA AH 806/JULY 1404 AD

    Price Realised  

    KASHF AL-KASHSHAF
    MAMLUK EGYPT, DATED WEDNESDAY END OF DHU AL-QA'DA AH 806/JULY 1404 AD
    A commentary on Zamakhshari's Kashshaf, possibly by 'Umar bin 'Abd al-Rahman al-Farisi (d. AH 745/1344 AD), on religion, Arabic manuscript on paper, 226ff. plus one fly-leaf, each folio with 31ll. (first section) and 39ll. (second section) of black naskh, some phrases underlined in red, empty spaces within the text, catchwords, colophon dated and stating that this work was composed in AH 743, minor waterstaining, otherwise clean, in original brown morocco binding with fine stamped medallions, with flap
    Folio 9 x 5½in. (23 x 14cm.)


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