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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 270

    A MASSIVE OTTOMAN QUR'AN SECTION, DATED AH1297/1879AD

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    Estimate

    A MASSIVE OTTOMAN QUR'AN SECTION, DATED AH1297/1879AD
    Manuscript on paper, with 13ll. of naskh, text area outlined in gold, with gold verse markers, sura headings in blue and green on painted floral illumination, floral and gilt marginal illumination - 21 1/2 x 15in (54.4 x 38cm) (21)


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    Provenance

    ,PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF DJAFAR GHAZI