Sharaf al-Din Abu 'Abdallah Muhammad bin Sa'id al-Sanhaji (1211-1294), Qasidah al-Burdah, a prayer book, copied by Muhammad ibn al-Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn al-Hashim al-Shini probably North Africa, or perhaps sub-Saharan Africa, dated 13th Rajab 1283/21st November 1866

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Sharaf al-Din Abu 'Abdallah Muhammad bin Sa'id al-Sanhaji (1211-1294), Qasidah al-Burdah, a prayer book, copied by Muhammad ibn al-Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn al-Hashim al-Shini
probably North Africa, or perhaps sub-Saharan Africa, dated 13th Rajab 1283/21st November 1866

Sold for £ 1,875 (US$ 2,357) inc. premium
Sharaf al-Din Abu 'Abdallah Muhammad bin Sa'id al-Sanhaji (1211-1294), Qasidah al-Burdah, a prayer book, copied by Muhammad ibn al-Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn al-Hashim al-Shini
probably North Africa, or perhaps sub-Saharan Africa, dated 13th Rajab 1283/21st November 1866
Arabic manuscript on paper, 24 leaves, 8 lines to the page written in maghribi script in black ink, outer borders richly decorated with crescents and roundel motifs reminiscent of decoration found in sub-Saharan manuscripts, large roundels incorporating prayers to the Prophet Muhammad and his companions in the upper corner of each page, discoloration, some edges frayed, red morocco binding, reconstructed, probably not belonging
108 x 120 mm.

Footnotes

  • The author's most famous work is al-Kawakib al-durriya fi madh khayr al-bariya, the celebrated panegyric of the Prophet Muhammad. See A. Arberry, The Chester Beatty Library: a Handlist of the Arabic Manuscripts, vol. V, Dublin 1962, p. 55, no. 4168; also C. Brockelmann, GAL, I, 264; S. I, 467.
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Sharaf al-Din Abu 'Abdallah Muhammad bin Sa'id al-Sanhaji (1211-1294), Qasidah al-Burdah, a prayer book, copied by Muhammad ibn al-Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn al-Hashim al-Shini probably North Africa, or perhaps sub-Saharan Africa, dated 13th Rajab 1283/21st November 1866
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