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An illuminated Ottoman Qur’an, copied by Mehmed Tawfiq, student of Mehmed Rashid, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1289 AH/1872-73 AD
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 GBP
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An illuminated Ottoman Qur’an, copied by Mehmed Tawfiq, student of Mehmed Rashid, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1289 AH/1872-73 AD
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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An illuminated Ottoman Qur’an, copied by Mehmed Tawfiq, student of Mehmed Rashid, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1289 AH/1872-73 AD
Arabic manuscript on paper, 304 leaves plus 5 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 pink ink against a gold ground within cartouches, gold and polychrome opening double page frontispiece decorated with interlacing floral scrolls, in dark brown Ottoman binding, with flap, in fitted box
19.3 by 12.5cm.
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Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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