• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 308

    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN , TURKEY, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN , TURKEY, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 306ff. with 15ll. of neat black naskh with gold roundel verse markers and gilt floral headings, within gold border with outer red rule, opening bifolio illuminated, brown morocco binding with gilt tooled cartouches - folio 6 5/8 x 4 1/2in (17.2 x 11.5cm)


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