• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 200

    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN SIGNED RAMADAN BIN ISMA'IL MIN TALAMITH 'ABDULLAH HAMIDALLAH, TURKEY, DATED 1078AH/1667AD

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    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN SIGNED RAMADAN BIN ISMA'IL MIN TALAMITH 'ABDULLAH HAMIDALLAH, TURKEY, DATED 1078AH/1667AD
    Arabic manuscript on buff paper, 364ff, with 13ll. of neat black naskh with gold roundel verse markers, gilt floral headers, within gold border, with fine floral marginal illumination, opening bifolium with fine illumination in pink, blue, and orange, text in cloudbands on a gold ground, in later 19th century brown morocco binding - folio 8 1/8 x 5 1/4in (20.6 x 13.4cm)


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