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An illuminated Qur’an, copied by Muhammad Vasfi, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1283 AH/1866-67 AD
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
70
An illuminated Qur’an, copied by Muhammad Vasfi, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1283 AH/1866-67 AD
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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An illuminated Qur’an, copied by Muhammad Vasfi, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1283 AH/1866-67 AD
Arabic manuscript on paper, 317 leaves plus 5 flyleaves, 15 lines to the page, written in fine naskh script in black ink, ruled in gold and red, verses separated by gold pointed dots, surah headings written in white naskh script against a gold ground, margins with gold floral devices throughout, gold and polychrome opening double-page frontispiece, the colophon against a gold background decorated with flowers, black binding with gold geometrical decoration, with flap
20 by 12.4cm.
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