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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 15

    A COMMENTARY ON THE QUR'AN (TAFSIR)

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, 17TH CENTURY

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    A COMMENTARY ON THE QUR'AN (TAFSIR)
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, 17TH CENTURY
    Possibly Al-Baydawi's Asrar al-tanzil, Arabic manuscript on paper, 348ff., each folio with 37ll. of naskh script, the text from the Qur'an in red, the rest in black, important words in larger script, the sura titles in gold thuluth script within gold and polychrome illuminated cartouches, opening folio with gold and polychrome illuminated headpiece, text within gold and polychrome rules, with catchwords, incomplete at end, without binding, with H. Kevorkian Collection labels (684/987) and hand written notes, ownership note dated AH 1134
    Text panel 8 ¾ x 5 ¼in. (22.4 x 13.2cm.); folio 12 ½ x 8 3/8in. (31.7 x 21.3cm.)


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    Provenance

    The Hagop Kevorkian Collection (684/987)