• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 265

    A FINE OTTOMAN QUR'AN SECTION, WITH LATER ATTRIBUTION TO HAMDULLAH, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FINE OTTOMAN QUR'AN SECTION, WITH LATER ATTRIBUTION TO HAMDULLAH, 16TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 27ff. with 9ll. of black muhaqqaq within gold border, gold rosettes, opening folio with illuminated header, in original binding with finely tooled medallion - 6 1/2 x 4in (16.5 x 10cm)


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DJAFAR GHAZI