Lot 26
  • 26

AN ILLUMINATED OTTOMAN QUR’AN, COPIED BY MEHMED TAWFIQ, STUDENT OF MEHMED RASHID, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1289 AH/1872-73 AD |

Estimate
7,000 - 10,000 GBP
Sold
16,250 GBP
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Description

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
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