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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 198

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

    SIGNED WALI AL-DIN KNOWN AS AL-ADIB, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED AH 1185/1771 AD

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    MUHAMMAD BIN SULAYMAN AL-JAZULI (D. 1465 AD): DALA’IL AL-KHAYRAT
    SIGNED WALI AL-DIN KNOWN AS AL-ADIB, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED AH 1185/1771 AD
    A renowned prayer book in praise of the Prophet Muhammad, Arabic manuscript on paper, 146ff. plus six fly-leaves, each folio with 11ll. of black naskh script, important words in red, with gold and polychrome roundel markers, text within black and red ruled gold frame, opening folio with finely illuminated headpiece in gold and polychrome, two original illustrations of Mecca and Medina, another illuminated headpiece, colophon signed and dated, in original gilt and stamped brown morocco binding with flap
    Text panel 3 7/8 x 2 ¼in. (10 x 5.5cm.); folio 6 1/8 x 4 ¼in. (15.7 x 10.8cm.)


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