• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 286

    SURA AL-NABA', OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    SURA AL-NABA', OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY
    Arabic text on paper, 3ff. with 11ll. of black muhaqqaq script within wide gold border, gilt rosettes between verses, floral marginal decoration, openeing and closing folios with illuminated headers, in soft red morocco binding with green cloth cover - 9 x 6 1/8in (23 x 15.3cm)


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DJAFAR GHAZI