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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 197

    MUHAMMAD BIN SULAYMAN AL-JAZULI (D. 1465 AD): DALA’IL AL-KHAYRAT

    SIGNED AL-HAJJ MUHAMMAD KNOWN AS NAZIF, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED AH 1196/1781-82 AD

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    MUHAMMAD BIN SULAYMAN AL-JAZULI (D. 1465 AD): DALA’IL AL-KHAYRAT
    SIGNED AL-HAJJ MUHAMMAD KNOWN AS NAZIF, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED AH 1196/1781-82 AD
    A renowned prayer book in praise of the Prophet Muhammad, followed by other prayers, Arabic manuscript on paper, 89ff. plus four fly-leaves, each folio with 11ll. of bold black naskh script, important words in red, with gold and polychrome rosette verse markers, titles within gold and polychrome illuminated cartouches, text within gold and polychrome frame, opening bifolio with finely illuminated headpiece, with one original illustration of the mosque of the Prophet in Medina, with marginal notes, catchwords, following prayers signed 'Izzet Ahmad Andaruni and dated AH 1208/1793-94 AD, in original gilt and stamped brown morocco binding with flap
    Text panel 5 x 2 ¾in. (12.8 x 6.8cm.); folio 7 x 4 5/8in. (18 x 11.8cm.)


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