6 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN, TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY
Manuscript on paper, 148ff with 21ll of neat black naskh contained within a gilt border, with gold roundel verse markers, headers in red and black with floral decoration, floral marginal decoration, opening illuminated bifolium, original red morocco gilt tooled binding - folio 4 1/2 x 7 1/8in (10.8 x 8.1cm)
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