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An illuminated Qur’an, copied by Isma’il al-Rushdi, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1207 AH/1792-93 AD
Estimate
8,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
35
An illuminated Qur’an, copied by Isma’il al-Rushdi, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1207 AH/1792-93 AD
Estimate
8,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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An illuminated Qur’an, copied by Isma’il al-Rushdi, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1207 AH/1792-93 AD
Arabic manuscript on paper, 415 leaves, 13 lines to the page, written in naskh in black ink, ruled in gold and red, verses separated by gold and polychrome pointed markers, gold and polychrome floral marginal markers, surah headings in white ink against a gold ground within polychrome cartouches, polychrome opening double page frontispiece decorated with interlacing floral scrolls, in brown Ottoman binding with gilt-stamped lobed centre and lobed pieces, with flap
23 by 15.3cm. 


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Catalogue Note

Another Qur’an similarly illuminated and signed Isma’il al-Rushdi bearing a date of 1235 AH/1819-20 AD was sold at Christie’s London, 25 April 2013, lot 260.

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