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An illuminated miniature Ottoman Qur'an and silver-gilt case, Turkey, 16th century
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 42,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
52
An illuminated miniature Ottoman Qur'an and silver-gilt case, Turkey, 16th century
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 42,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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An illuminated miniature Ottoman Qur'an and silver-gilt case, Turkey, 16th century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 316 leaves plus 2 flyleaves, 13 lines to the page, written in minute ghubar script in black ink on polished paper, verses separated by gold dots, surah headings in gold, opening double page frontispiece comprising interlacing vines against a blue ground, f.1a bearing the tughra of Sultan Suleyman II, gilt-stamped binding with cut-leather doublures, accompanying circular silver case with remnants of gilding and stellar designs
Qur'an: 4cm. diam.
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