Three framed caligraphic exercises
Lot 57
An illuminated scribe's certificate (ijazat) of Rashid al-Fawzi Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1280/AD 1863(3)
Sold for £780 (US$ 1,310) inc. premium
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An illuminated scribe's certificate (ijazat) of Rashid al-Fawzi
Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1280/AD 1863
Arabic manuscript on paper laid down on board, 4 lines of text written in thuluth and naskhi scripts in black ink, interlinear gilt decoration, cornerpieces with vases with floral sprays, outer borders of marbled paper, framed, 205 x 238 mm.; and two other album pages of naskhi calligraphy, one signed by Adam al-Amidi al-Muhamidi, Ottoman, 19th Century
190 x 235 mm.; 193 x 133 mm.(3)
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