London, South Kensington
12 October 2000
LARGE QUR'AN SECTION
Ottoman, circa 1900
Arabic manuscript on paper, 11ll. large black naskh, red-outlined silver roundels between verses, red margins, green outer rule, red and green sura headings in red ruled panels, poychrome illuminated marginal medallions, opening bifolio with white and gold illuminated cusped heading panels, paper covered boards with medallion, pendants and spandrels - 43.5 x 34cm.
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