Lot 39
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AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, COPIED BY MEHMED BITARTARBAZARI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY |

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
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Description

Arabic manuscript on paper, 304 leaves plus 5 fly-leaves, 15 lines to the page, written in naskh script in black ink, ruled in gold, black and red, verses separated by gold and polychrome rosettes, gold and polychrome floral marginal markers, surah headings in white ink against a gold ground within polychrome cartouches, polychrome opening double page frontispiece finely decorated with interlacing scrolls in two gold tones, in fine Ottoman binding, with flap
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