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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 170

    QUR'AN, OTTOMAN TURKEY, AH 1109 (1697-8 AD)

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    QUR'AN, OTTOMAN TURKEY, AH 1109 (1697-8 AD)
    Manuscript on paper, 306ff. with 15ll. of neat black naskh, text area outlined with gold, opening illuminated bifolium, gold roundels between verses, sura headings in white riqa' on illuminated panels, fine illuminated marginal medallions, final folio with illuminated colophon within a roundel signed Sayyid Ahmad al-Sa'adi and dated 1109, dark tan morocco binding with gold tooled medallions and spandrels -Folio 6 5/8 x 4½in. (16.7 x 11.7cm.)


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