Lot 407Ottoman Leaf From An Illuminated Koran. Circa early...

Auction Date: 2/07/2020 at 10am

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Ottoman Leaf From An Illuminated Koran. Circa early 1800s Chapters or Surahs (Al-Munafiqun) on high quality burnished paper There are fifteen lines of text in a delicate but firm black naskhi script, with full vowels and diacritical signs, rules in gold, blue and red, gold rosettes, illuminated Surah headings of white thuluth script on a gold ground and marginal devices in polychrome typical of that era. The Verso is blank, size 5¾” ´ 8½.

Guide Price: £40.00 - £60.00

(Not sold)

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