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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 192

    QUR'AN

    SIGNED ABD AL-DA'IF HAFIZ MUHAMMAD EFENDI, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED AH 1250/1835-36 AD

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    QUR'AN
    SIGNED ABD AL-DA'IF HAFIZ MUHAMMAD EFENDI, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED AH 1250/1835-36 AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 299ff., each folio with 15ll. of black naskh script, with gold and polychrome roundel verse markers, sura headings marked as gold and polychrome cartouches, text within polychrome and gold rules, opening bifolio with gold and polychrome illuminated margins and text within circular medallions, catchwords, colophon signed and dated, in tooled morocco binding with flap
    Text panel 4 3/8 x 2 ½in. (11.3 x 6.2cm.); folio 7 ¼ x 4 ¾in. (18.3 x 12cm.)


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