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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 167

    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN, TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY

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    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN, TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY
    Manuscript on paper, 301ff. with 15ll. of black naskh, text area outlined in gold, opening illuminated bifolium, gold roundels between verses, sura headings in white riqa on illuminated panels, illuminated marginal flowers, dark red morocco binding with gold tooled medallions and spandrels - folio 6 7/8 x 4 1/4in (17 x 11cm)


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