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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 92

    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN SIGNED A STUDENT OF ISMAIL AL-ZUHDI, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN SIGNED A STUDENT OF ISMAIL AL-ZUHDI, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 304ff. with 15ll. of black naskh arranged within gold border with outer red rule, some diacriticals in red, with gold roundel verse markers, some marginal notes, opening illuminated bifolium with text within cloud bands on a gilt ground, sourrounding decoration with black border, floral decoration in pale green, blue, orange and pink, in olive green morocco binding with stamped and tooled red floral decoration - folio 7 1/2 x 4 1/2in (19 x 11.5cm)


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