• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 388

    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN, SIGNED IBRAHIM AL-MAROOF BERBER ZADEH, DATED 1190AH/1776AD

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    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN, SIGNED IBRAHIM AL-MAROOF BERBER ZADEH, DATED 1190AH/1776AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 303ff. with 15ll. of neat black naskh with corrections in red, gold roundels between verses, sura headings in gold with white text, marginal illumination, opening illuminated bifolium with pink and orange floral detail and gilt floral margins, colophon possibly retouched or later, brown morocco binding with tooled red detail and cover - folio 6 1/8 x 4in (15.6 x 10cm)


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