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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 79

    A SECTION FROM AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN, TURKEY, 15TH CENTURY

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    A SECTION FROM AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN, TURKEY, 15TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 15ff. with 9ll. of black muhaqqaq within gold border, with gold headings and gold rosette verse markers, incomplete at beginning, original binding of brown morocco with tooled and stamped medallion decorated with saz leafs - folio 9 1/2 x 7in (24.3 x 17.8cm)


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