6 October 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
SIGNED (MUHAMMAD) SHAFIQ (D. 1879), OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED AH 1287/1870-71 AD
Gold on black card, the inscription in jali thuluth reading ra's al-hikma makhafat Allah (the fear of God is the pinnacle of wisdom) within gold illuminated borders, signed katabahu Shafiq and dated across the bottom, framed and glazed
Folio 10 5/8 x 17¾in. (27 x 44.7cm.)
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