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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 203

    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN, TURKEY, DATED AH1233/1817AD

    Price Realised  

    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN, TURKEY, DATED AH1233/1817AD
    Manuscript on paper, approx. 300ff. with 15ll. of black naskh within gold border, gold rosette verse markers, headings in white on gilt ground, some marginal floral illumination, opening illuminated bifolium and closing illuminated folio, in tooled red morocco binding - folio 6 3/4 x 4 1/2in (17.2 x 11.5cm)


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