WITH LATER ATTRIBUTION TO SHAYKH HAMDULLAH, OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 18TH CENTURY
A CALLIGRAPHIC ALBUM (MUFRADAT) WITH LATER ATTRIBUTION TO SHAYKH HAMDULLAH, OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 18TH CENTURY An exercise on the letters of the alphabet, black ink on paper, 20ff., each folio with 3ll. of black script, a line of small naskh script in the centre, two lines of large thuluth script above and below, each panel laid down on coloured silver-speckled card, later attribution to Shaykh Hamdullah Efendi on reverse of f.1 with two seal impressions dated AH 1325, concertina bound, in cloth covered binding Calligraphy 8 ½ x 5 5/8in. (21.6 x 14.4cm.); folio 10 ¼ x 7 5/8in. (26.2 x 19.4cm.)
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