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Auction: Arts of the Islamic World
was auctioned on: 19 October 2016
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THE FORTY HADITH OF THE PROPHET AND MUNAJAT OF IMAM ‘ALI, SIGNED BY ‘ABD...

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Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000
ca. US$9,869 - US$14,803
Price realised:  £18,750
ca. US$23,130
Lot number 117, Views: 10

The forty Hadith of the Prophet and Munajat of Imam ‘Ali, signed by ‘Abd al-Rahim ibn Muhammad Qasim al-Katib, Persia, Timurid, dated 886 AH/1481-82 AD Persian manuscript on a text area sprinkled with gold, 15 leaves, 10 lines to the page, written in alternating large blue and smaller black nasta'liq script, the interstices decorated with scrolling gold flowers, text area set into outer margins decorated with stencilled broad leafy decoration of varied colours, each work with an illuminated opening headpiece in colours and gold, the Hadith with title in ornamental white Kufic, soft leather binding with simple tooled decoration 25 by 16cm.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: Arts of the Islamic World
Date of the auction: 19 Oct 2016
Address: Sotheby's
London