Ijazet calligraphic diploma
Lot 35
An illuminated Ijazetname of Muhammad al-Shauqi, the text in the form of a Hilyeh (the attributes of the Prophet), also giving the names Muhammad Zuhdi and Suleyman al-Taufiqi, better known as Jabraz-zadeh Ottoman Turkey, probably Constantinople, dated AH 1257/AD 1841
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 10,266) inc. premium
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Lot Details
An illuminated Ijazetname of Muhammad al-Shauqi, the text in the form of a Hilyeh (the attributes of the Prophet), also giving the names Muhammad Zuhdi and Suleyman al-Taufiqi, better known as Jabraz-zadeh
Ottoman Turkey, probably Constantinople, dated AH 1257/AD 1841
Arabic manuscript on three album pages joined in concertina form, main text written in naskhi script within a roundel flanked by four small roundels containing the names of the four Pious Caliphs, the bismallah written in elegant muhaqqaq in the upper album page, richly decorated with floral and vegetal motifs in colours and gold, discoloration and some waterstaining
375 x 196 mm.

Footnotes

  • For another Ijazetname, which mentions the scribe al-Shauqi, see M. A. Karmizadeh Tabrizi, Ijazat Nameh, London 1999, pp. 50-51, no. 19.
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