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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 134

    FIVE OTTOMAN CALLIGRAPHIC COMPOSITIONS (LEVHAS)

    FOUR WITH SIGNATURES, OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY

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    FIVE OTTOMAN CALLIGRAPHIC COMPOSITIONS (LEVHAS)
    FOUR WITH SIGNATURES, OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a levha with four lines of large black thuluth script, signed Mahmud, laid down on card with floral margins; a levha with a circular composition flanked at top and bottom with a line in nasta'liq script, signed Mamduh and dated AH 1350; a levha with a line of jali thuluth script, signed Sarghab (?) and dated AH 1279, laid down on marbled card; a levha with two lines of jali thuluth script, signed Muhammad Sadiq al-Tabrizi, with green paper mounts; and a small levha with a line of thuluth script, with probably added signature of Muhammad Hafiz, dated AH 1335, with marbled green mounts
    The largest 18 ½ x 14 3/8in. ( 46.5 x 36.5cm.)


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