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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 135

    AN OTTOMAN PANEL (IJAZA'), A NASTA'LIQ QUATRAIN AND TWO OTHER CALLIGRAPHIC PIECES

    THE IJAZA' BY IBRAHIM ADHAM EFENDI, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED AH 1215/1800-01 AD; THE NASTA'LIQ QUATRAIN SIGNED 'ABU AL-BAQA' AL-MUSAWI, IRAN, DATED AH 1095/1683-84 AD

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    AN OTTOMAN PANEL (IJAZA'), A NASTA'LIQ QUATRAIN AND TWO OTHER CALLIGRAPHIC PIECES
    THE IJAZA' BY IBRAHIM ADHAM EFENDI, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED AH 1215/1800-01 AD; THE NASTA'LIQ QUATRAIN SIGNED 'ABU AL-BAQA' AL-MUSAWI, IRAN, DATED AH 1095/1683-84 AD
    Comprising a fine ijaza', the top line in large black thuluth script, a panel of three lines of black naskh script below, two signature panels with the names of the scribe's two teachers, Mustafa Hamid, a student of 'Abd al-Rahman al-Hilmi and Muhammad Khalis, another student of 'Abd al-Rahman al-Hilmi Efendi, with fine gold and polychrome floral illuminated, with floral borders; a 17th century calligraphic panel in ghubari script, forming a larger inscription in nasta'liq script, with floral illuminated, mounted, framed and glazed; a Qajar mashq panel signed Muhammad and dated AH 1274, mounted, framed and glazed; and a nasta'liq quatrain signed Abu al-Baqa' al-Musawi, with gold-speckled blue margins


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