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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 103

    SHARAF AL-DIN MUHAMMAD BIN SA'ID AL-DALASI AL-BUSIRI (D. 1295 AD): AL-KAWAKIB AL-DURRIYA FI MADH KHAYR AL-BURRIYA - QASIDAT AL-BURDA

    MUGHAL INDIA OR DECCAN, 18TH CENTURY

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    SHARAF AL-DIN MUHAMMAD BIN SA'ID AL-DALASI AL-BUSIRI (D. 1295 AD): AL-KAWAKIB AL-DURRIYA FI MADH KHAYR AL-BURRIYA - QASIDAT AL-BURDA
    MUGHAL INDIA OR DECCAN, 18TH CENTURY
    The Poem of the Mantle, a renowned religious poem, 19ff., six fly-leaves, 9ll. of black naskh to the page, each line within a cartouche between gold floral illuminated panels, text within blue, black and gold rules, opening folio with illluminated headpiece and panels, in gilt green and red morocco binding, with ex libris of Yusuf Sahaf 'Ali
    Text panel 6 ¼ x 2 5/8in. (13.2 x 6.5cm.); folio 7 ¾ x 4 5/8in. (19.8 x 11.9cm.)


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    An ownership note on the last folio gives the name of Nawab Sharaf al-Umara

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