Islamic Art Auction - June 4 - 2020
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Lot 54 - AN OTTOMAN ILLUMINATED QURAN, COPIED BY 'UMAR AL-ZUHDI, TURKEY, DATED 1264 AH/1847 AD

قرآن كريم عثماني

Lot nr: 54
Reference: 300-1331 (€ 20.000 - € 25.000)

An Arabic manuscript on paper, 287 leaves plus 3 flyleaves, 15 lines to the page, written in small and neat naskh script in black ink, verses separated by pointed gold dots, surah headings in white thuluth within gold-ground panels, various leafy gold sprays within the text, catchwords, margins ruled in gold. Double page illuminated frontispiece in colors and gold comprising interlacing split-palmettes and flowers. Corresponding finispiece with colophon and gold leafy outer margins, brown morocco binding with panels of trellis design in gold, scroll-work borders, with flap.
14.2 by 10 cm.



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Reference: 300-1331
Lot nr: 54
Estimate: € 20.000 - € 25.000
Starting bid: € 18.000
Auction start time: 4 June 2020 10:00 am GMT+2
Phone and written bids accepted till: 4 June 2020 09:00 am GMT+2




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