• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 348

    SHARH SAHIB AL-MATAN, WRITTEN BY 'UTHMAN IBN AL-HAJIB (547-646AH/1174-1247AD), SIGNED BY ABD AL-RAHMAN AL-JAMI, DATED 11 RAMADAN 877AH/10 FEBRUARY 1473AD

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    SHARH SAHIB AL-MATAN, WRITTEN BY 'UTHMAN IBN AL-HAJIB (547-646AH/1174-1247AD), SIGNED BY ABD AL-RAHMAN AL-JAMI, DATED 11 RAMADAN 877AH/10 FEBRUARY 1473AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 248ff. with 14ll. of black script, some phrases underlined, certain phrases on a yellow ground, with coloured paper inserts cut into shapes, opening folio with three coloured calligraphy panels, in brown binding with tooled decoration - 13 1/2 x 9in (34.5 x 22.9cm)


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DJAFAR GHAZI