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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 189

    QUR'AN, OTTOMAN TURKEY, 15 JUMADA II AH 1291 (29 JULY 1874 AD)

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    QUR'AN, OTTOMAN TURKEY, 15 JUMADA II AH 1291 (29 JULY 1874 AD)
    Manuscript on cream paper, 296ff. with 15ll. of neat black naskh, text area outlined with gold, opening illuminated bifolium, gold roundels between verses, sura headings in white riqa' on gold panels, penultimate folio with colophon contained within a roundel signed Sayyid Ibrahim al-Khalusi and dated 15 Jumada II 1291-Folio 8¼ x 5in. (20.8 x 12.5cm.)


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