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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 169

    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN, TURKEY, DATED 1230AH (1814AD)

    Price Realised  

    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN, TURKEY, DATED 1230AH (1814AD)
    Manuscript on cream paper, 303ff. with 15ll. of fine black naskh, gold roundels between verses, illuminated blue, red and gilt marginal medallions, text outlined with wide gold border, further borders of blue and red, opening illuminated bifolio, olive green lacquered binding with gild decoration - folio 6 1/2 x 4in (16.5 x 10.1cm)


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