A calligraphic composition within a roundel, by Husain Abdulreuf
Lot 52A
A calligraphic composition signed by Husain Abdulreuf (Reuf Bey) Ottoman Turkey, late 19th/early 20th Century
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
Auction Details
Lot Details
A calligraphic composition signed by Husain Abdulreuf (Reuf Bey)
Ottoman Turkey, late 19th/early 20th Century
Arabic manuscript on paper, text in jali thuluth script in gold, in a roundel painted in gold and white, in an octagonal frame
243 x 243 mm.

Footnotes

  • The text is an invocation to the founder of the Sa'diyya order of sufis, Shaykh Sa'd al-Din al-Jabawi. The order grew to prominence within the Ottoman Empire from the mid-18th Century.

    Husain Abdulreuf (1866-1924) produced calligraphy in a number of scripts, and panels by him are to be found in the Aga Sophia in Istanbul. See Mahmud Kemal Inal, Son Hatatlar, Istanbul 1955, pp. 321-324.
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