Lot n° 61
500 - 800
Result without fees
DEMI-CARRE MAGIQUE OTTOMAN EN SOIE VERTE
TURKEY OR OTTOMAN SYRIA, PROBABLY 19th CENTURY
Entirely inscribed with numbers and verses from the Qur'an. The text contains parts of Sura Hud (XI), the Bees (Nahl, XVI), Ya-Sin (XXXVI), Qaf (L), and prayers, and the circle contains nineteen names of God. The central field contains 50 magic squares which are divided into 10 small squares each containing 4 numbers. Mentions of waqf. It is signed by Suleyman ibn Dawud.
A MAGIC OTTOMAN HALF-SQUARE IN GREEN SILK, TURKEY OR SYRIA, PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY.
H: 124 x W: 62 cm
Former Ispenian collection. Kevork Ispenian was a famous antique dealer in Cairo and Constantinople at the beginning of the 20th century.
Expert : L.S.
Accidents, stains, very damaged and many tears.
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