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Lot 224

An illuminated title page from Al-Turmudi's Kitab Nathr Ghurar Al-Fawa'id Wa Nashr Durbar...

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Lot 224

An illuminated title page from Al-Turmudi's Kitab Nathr Ghurar Al-Fawa'id Wa Nashr Durbar...

Price Realised: £312

Estimate: £100 - £200

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (30% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

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Lot 224


An illuminated title page from Al-Turmudi's Kitab Nathr Ghurar Al-Fawa'id Wa Nashr Durbar Al-Fara'id Sharh Al-Manzumah, Mamluk Egypt or Syria, 15th century, Arabic manuscript on paper, the name of the author written in an illuminated shamsa and the title of the work within a panel, ownership inscriptions and seal impressions, verso with five Arabic inscriptions written in a cursive script in black ink, some defects, 28.7 x 17.3cm.

Provenance: Private UK collection formed in the 1960s and 1970s


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