Lot 24
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An illuminated Qu'ran, copied by Osman Ibn Mahmud Anqaravi, known as Karabaji-zadeh, Turkey, probably Ankara, Ottoman, dated 1221 AH/1806 AD

6,000 - 8,000 GBP
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  • ink and gold on paper, bound leather
Arabic manuscript on paper, 303 leaves plus a flyleaf, 15 lines to the page, written in black naskh script, verses separated by pointed gold roundels, surah headings in white within gold foliate panels, opening illuminated frontispiece in colours and gold, numerous floral marginal medallions, red morocco binding with rococo floral decoration