• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 211

    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN SIGNED 'UTHMAN AL-MARUF BI HAFIZ AL-QUR'AN, TURKEY, DATED 1099AH/1688AD

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    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN SIGNED 'UTHMAN AL-MARUF BI HAFIZ AL-QUR'AN, TURKEY, DATED 1099AH/1688AD
    Arabic manuscript on buff paper, 295ff. with 15ll. of neat black naskh with gold roundel verse markers within gold border, opening bifolium illuminated with overpainting from original blue to red, in 19th century green morocco binding with stamped floral gilt tooled medallions - folio 6 7/8 x 4 1/2in (17 x 11.5cm)


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