• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 369

    A COMPLETE MINIATURE OTTOMAN QUR'AN, TURKEY, DATED JUMADA AL-AWWAL 1011AH/OCTOBER 1602AD

    Price Realised  

    A COMPLETE MINIATURE OTTOMAN QUR'AN, TURKEY, DATED JUMADA AL-AWWAL 1011AH/OCTOBER 1602AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 198ff. with 26ll. of small black naskh, sura headings in red, at beginning two bifolium of illumination and one at end, with blue, white and orange on a gilt ground, final folio with date, stitched into purple morocco binding with gilt decoration, in similar rectangular case with marbled paper interior - folio 2.5 x 2cm


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