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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 67

    NUR AL-DIN 'ABD AL-RAHMAN JAMI' (D.1492 AD): SUBHAT AL-ABRAR

    SIGNED BY ISHAQ MUHAMMAD BIN ISHAQ JANABADI, SAFAVID IRAN, DATED RAMADAN AH 975/MARCH 1568AD

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    NUR AL-DIN 'ABD AL-RAHMAN JAMI' (D.1492 AD): SUBHAT AL-ABRAR
    SIGNED BY ISHAQ MUHAMMAD BIN ISHAQ JANABADI, SAFAVID IRAN, DATED RAMADAN AH 975/MARCH 1568AD
    The rosary of the pious, Persian manuscript on paper, 105ff. plus two fly-leaves, each with 15ll, elegant black nasta'liq script in two columns, gold and black ruled intercolumnar divisions, similar margins with coloured outer rules, headings in red, opening folio with gold and polychrome illuminated heading, nine illustrations in gouache heightened with gold, signed and dated colophon on final folio, brown lacquered binding with gold floral border, brown leather doublures with central gold knot-work medallion
    Text 5 ¾ x 2 ¼in. (14.1 x 5.8cm.); folio 8 7/8 x 4.6/8in. (22.6 x 11.7cm.)


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    Provenance

    The Hagop Kevorkian Collection; acquired Sotheby's, 21 April 1980, lot 197