Lot 30
  • 30

A LARGE AND EXCEPTIONAL ILLUMINATED QUR'AN, COPIED BY HAFIZ AHMED EFENDI, TURKEY, CONSTANTINOPLE, OTTOMAN, CIRCA 1700 |

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 GBP
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Description

Arabic manuscript on paper, 295 leaves plus 4 fly-leaves, 15 lines to the page, written in naskh, thuluth and muhaqaq 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 against a gold cartouches decorated with flower scrolls, gold and polychrome opening double page frontispiece decorated with interlacing floral scrolls, in dark brown Ottoman binding with flap
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