Islamic and Indian Art Online Sale

10 - 18 Nov 2020

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An illuminated Qur'an copied by 'Uthman Sa'di, a pupil of Khalil Safi Ottoman, provincial, AH 1297/AD 1879-80

A small book of prayers Ottoman, provincial, dated AH 1239/AD 1823-24

A lithographed copy of Al-Jazuli's Dala'il al-Khayrat, with illustrations of a stylised tree bearing the 99 Names of God, and of the holy cities of Mecca and Medina, originally copied by Ahmad Hamdi al-Rifai Ottoman Turkey, printed in Istanbul, dated AH 1308/AD 1890-91, during the reign of Sultan Adbulhamid

A hilyeh (the attributes of the Prophet), signed by the scribe Muhammad Turkey, dated AH 1390/AD 1970-71

A large illuminated hilyeh (the attributes of the Prophet), signed by Jasimat or Jasimi Middle East, probably Damascus, dated AH 1421/AD 2000-2001

A large illuminated hilyeh (the attributes of the Prophet), signed by Jasimat or Jasimi Middle East, probably Damascus, dated AH 1421/AD 2000-2001

Abd al-Aziz al-Qubaisi, al-Madakhil li 'ilm-in-Nujum, a collection of treatises on astronomy Ottoman Provinces, 18th-19th Century

Risalah min al-Majma' al-Muqaddas al-Qustantini fi sanat 1723, a Message from the church council at Constantinople in 1723 Mount Lebanon, 18th-19th Century(2)

A Qur'an South-East Asia, probably Indonesia, late 19th Century

The illuminated opening leaf from Book III of the Mathnavi of Jalal al-Din Muhammad North India, 18th Century

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