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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 178

    TWO OTTOMAN PRAYERBOOKS, TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO OTTOMAN PRAYERBOOKS, TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY
    Manuscript on paper, 70ff. with 11ll. of black naskh, opening illumination, text within gold borders, original stamped and tooled gilt red morocco binding, and the second 92ff. with 13ll. of black naskh, double page illustration of Mecca and Medina, opening illumination, original red morocco binding with gilt cartouches and spandrels - folio 6 3/4 x 4 1/4in (17.2 x 11cm) (2) (2)


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