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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 122

    QUR'AN

    BY HASAN RIDA, A STUDENT OF MIR MUHAMMAD SHAFIQ A STUDENT OF 'IZZET MUSTAFA, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED END OF RAMADAN AH 1296/SEPTEMBER 1879 AD

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    QUR'AN
    BY HASAN RIDA, A STUDENT OF MIR MUHAMMAD SHAFIQ A STUDENT OF 'IZZET MUSTAFA, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED END OF RAMADAN AH 1296/SEPTEMBER 1879 AD
    Lithographic copy of an Arabic manuscript, 387ff., two fly-leaves, 15ll. of tight black naskh to the page, with gold rounder verse markers, sura headings in black thuluth within illuminated cartouche, text within gold rules, tafsir in tight cursive written diagonally within marginal panels, opening bifolio with hand-painted illumination, marginal medallions throughout, catchwords, colophon signed and dated, in original gilt red morocco
    Text panel 4 x 2 ¼in. (10.3 x 5.7cm.); folio 8 1/8 x 5in. (20.6 x 12.8cm.)


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