• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 332

    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN SIGNED BY SYED ALI REZA AVZARZADE, PUPIL OF SYED HAFIZ MEHMED HILIMI, DATED 1287AH/1870AD

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    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN SIGNED BY SYED ALI REZA AVZARZADE, PUPIL OF SYED HAFIZ MEHMED HILIMI, DATED 1287AH/1870AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 307ff. with 15ll. of neat black naskh, corrections in red, gold rosettes with orange detail between verses, arranged within a gold border, marginal illumination, opening illuminated bifolium with pink floral detail on a cobalt blue ground, further two pages with illuminated headers, red morocco binding with tooled detail in red leather case - folio 7 1/4 x 4in (18.5 x 10cm)


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