• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7751

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    6 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 99

    PRAYER FOR THE DAYS OF THE WEEK

    SIGNED MUHAMMAD BIN JALAL AL-DIN BIN AHMAD AL-ALMASI, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED 11TH MUHARRAM AH 888/19TH FEBRUARY 1483 AD

    Price Realised  

    PRAYER FOR THE DAYS OF THE WEEK
    SIGNED MUHAMMAD BIN JALAL AL-DIN BIN AHMAD AL-ALMASI, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED 11TH MUHARRAM AH 888/19TH FEBRUARY 1483 AD
    Beginning with the Friday prayer, Arabic manuscript on gold speckled paper, 18ff. plus 3 fly-leaves, each folio with 5ll. of black muhaqqaq, with gold and polychrome rosette verse markers, within gold and black rules, titles in gold thuluth, four folios with black stains, slightly loose in original binding with stamped and gilt floral medallions and flap
    Text panel 4 1/8 x 2 5/8in. (10.5 x 6.6cm.); folio 6 3/8 x 4 3/8in. (16.1 x 11cm.)


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