• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 6

    A QUR'AN SECTION SIGNED BY SAYID MUHAMMAD AMIN AL-MA'RUF BI HAFEZ AL QUR'AN, OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A QUR'AN SECTION SIGNED BY SAYID MUHAMMAD AMIN AL-MA'RUF BI HAFEZ AL QUR'AN, OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 26ff. with approx. 8ll. of black naskh within gold border, gold rosettes between verses with some gold floral illumination, some marginal notes, opening folio with heading illumination in floral gilt, pink and cobalt, brown morocco binding with tooled central medallion - folio 8 1/2 x 6in (21.5 x 15.2cm)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.