Lot 24
  • 24

AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, COPIED BY MEHMED TAHIR AL-SHUKRI, STUDENT OF 'ABD AL-RAHMAN AL-WASFI, ILLUMINATED BY MAHMUD HILMI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1252 AH/1836-37 AD |

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
Sold
18,750 GBP
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Description

Arabic manuscript on paper, 312 leaves plus 4 fly-leaves, 15 lines to the page, written in naskh in black ink, ruled in gold, black and red, verses separated by gold pointed markers, gold and polychrome floral marginal markers, surah headings in white ink against a floral ground within cartouches, gold and polychrome opening double page frontispiece decorated with interlacing floral scrolls, in dark red Ottoman binding decorated with gilt-stamped circular motifs, with flap
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