Lot n° 74
1200 - 1500
HILYE (IJAZET), SIGNÉ PAR HUSAYN AL-HASANI
TURKEY, OTTOMAN ART, DATED 1872-73
Three-part "icazet" (diploma) document on paper, mounted on cardboard. Ink, gouache and gold. Text in thuluh and naskh script, in cartouches and roundels surrounded by polychrome and gold floral motifs. A poly-lobed pediment with floral motifs on a green background surmounting the Basmallah. The central medallion (göbek) contains Ali's description of the Prophet, surrounded in the four corners by the names of the first four caliphs in roundels. A verse from the Qur'an tops the lower part. At the bottom, two cartouches indicate the name of the scribe Husayn al-Hasani (Hüseyin al-Hasani) and of the person who approved his work: 'Abdullah al-Rushdi (Rüshdi), as well as the latter's pupil, Mustafa al-Fawz (Fevzi) ibn al-Hajj Husayn Agha, known as Menlazade, in 1289 AH / 1872-3.
A HYLIE (IJAZET), BY HUSAYN AL-HASANI, TURKEY, DATED 1872-73.
Unfolded: 46.8 x 27.5 cm; folded: 26.5 x 17 cm
Expert : L.S.
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