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Buraq - - 9999. [1270919]
- 54 x 50 cm., central portrait in Meccan landscape, vignettes above and Urdu text in a banner below in blue on black with the name of The Prophet and ‘God’ in yellow on blue in roundels and more text on the horse’s saddle, in polychrome gouache on card. N.p., n.p., n.d., Bright clear image, corners and edges rubbed very slightly marring the furthest extremities of the image. Depicts a heaven-sent horse that transported The Prophet Muhammed from Mecca to Jerusalem and back. The vignettes depict the most sacred site of the Kaaba, Mecca, and the Green Dome of Medina. The horse is in finery and has The Hand of Fatima floating above it covered by a golden parasol. The Urdu is possibly a rhyming couplet.
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Last Found On: 2016-11-24           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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