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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 36

    POETRY ON THE MIRACLES OF THE PROPHET (MU'JIZAT AL-NABI)

    MUGHAL INDIA, 17TH CENTURY

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    POETRY ON THE MIRACLES OF THE PROPHET (MU'JIZAT AL-NABI)
    MUGHAL INDIA, 17TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, 700ff. plus two original fly-leaves, each with 15ll. of black nasta'liq script in two columns, gold intercolumnar divisions between black and blue rules, headings in red or black within gold ruled panels across both columns, opening folio with gold and polychrome illuminated heading, the margins of that and the following folio with gold floral and arabesque illumination, incomplete at end, modern black buckram binding with red leather corners and spine
    Folio 9 x 5 ¼in. (23 x 13.5cm.)


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    Provenance

    London, 18 July 1978, lot 304