• Sale 5744

    Art and Textiles of the Islamic and Indian Worlds including Works from The Collection of the Late Simon Digby

    8 April 2011, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 81

    AN OTTOMAN MINIATURE QUR'AN

    SIGNED MUHAMMAD NURI STUDENT OF HUSAYN WAHBI, TURKEY, DATED AH 1275/1858-9 AD

    Price Realised  

    AN OTTOMAN MINIATURE QUR'AN
    SIGNED MUHAMMAD NURI STUDENT OF HUSAYN WAHBI, TURKEY, DATED AH 1275/1858-9 AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 186ff. plus 3 fly-leaves, each folio with 33ll. of blue ghubari script, sura headings in gold within rectangular cartouches, gold marginal markers, gold and polychrome illuminated bifolio, colophon signed and dated, in gilt brown morroco and fitted glit leather case
    Folio 1 3/8 x 0 7/8in. (3.6 x 2.2cm.)


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