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SIGNED MUHAMMAD JAMAL AL-DIN, OTTOMAN TURKEY, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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QUR'AN
SIGNED MUHAMMAD JAMAL AL-DIN, OTTOMAN TURKEY, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Arabic manuscript on paper, 302ff. plus two flyleaves each with 15ll. of black naskh, gold rosette verse markers, text panels outlined in gold, sura headings in white on gold illuminated panels, elaborate marginal medallions marking various points in the text, opening bifolio with gold and polychrome illumination framing text, in contemporaneous brown morocco with gold tooled and stamped decoration
Text panel 2 3/8 x 1 ½in. (6 x 3.8cm.); folio 4 3/8 x 3in. (11.1 x 7.6cm.)
Provenance
Bonhams, London, 14 October 2004, lot 83
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