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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 181

    MUHAMMAD BAQIR BIN MUHAMMAD TAQI 'ALLAMA MAJLISI (D.1698 AD): KITAB ZAD AL-MA'AD

    SIGNED SAYYID MAHMUD AL-KHAWANSARI, QAJAR IRAN, DATED AH 1284/1867-68 AD

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    MUHAMMAD BAQIR BIN MUHAMMAD TAQI 'ALLAMA MAJLISI (D.1698 AD): KITAB ZAD AL-MA'AD
    SIGNED SAYYID MAHMUD AL-KHAWANSARI, QAJAR IRAN, DATED AH 1284/1867-68 AD
    A renowned prayer book, Arabic and Persian manuscript on paper, ..ff. plus three fly-leaves, each folio with 22ll. of black thuluth script, parts with Persian interlinear translation in red nasta'liq script, text within gold and polychrome frame, with catchwords, opening bifolio with finely illuminated headpiece, including twelve fine headpieces, some incorporating animal figures within the illumination, colophon signed and dated, with later added notes, Iranian export stamps, in original floral lacquer binding, one cover detached
    Text panel 6 ¾ x 3 ½in. (16.8 x 9cm.) ; folio 9 x 5 ¼in. (22.8 x 13.3cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRINCELY QAJAR COLLECTION