An Ottoman calligraphic certificate (ijazet), signed by Mehmed Ali al-Shukri, a pupil of al-Hajj Medmed al-Hamdi Turkey, dated AH 1237/AD 1821-22
Lot 44
An Ottoman calligraphic certificate (ijazet), signed by Mehmed Ali al-Shukri, a pupil of al-Hajj Medmed al-Hamdi Turkey, dated AH 1237/AD 1821-22
Sold for £1,440 (US$ 2,249) inc. premium

Lot Details
An Ottoman calligraphic certificate (ijazet), signed by Mehmed Ali al-Shukri, a pupil of al-Hajj Medmed al-Hamdi
Turkey, dated AH 1237/AD 1821-22
Arabic manuscript on paper, one line of jali thuluth script above three lines of naskhi script in black ink, text interspersed with floral sprays, illuminated cornerpieces with floral and vegetal motifs in colours and gold, framed
143 x 210 mm.

Footnotes

  • The text consists of hadiths of the Prophet.
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