Koran Ottoman c 1750 (16)

Catalog Number 23359
 
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Country of Origin

Turkey

Source

Koran

Date

c 1750

Language

Arabic

Script

Naskhi

Scribe

Unknown

Size of Leaf

178 x 119 mm. approximately [7.01 x 4.69 in.]

Condition

Below Fine [F-]

Description

This is a leaf from a fragment of an illuminated Koran, Ottorman, circa late 1700 to early 1800ís, on high quality burnished paper (178x119 mm.). 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 atypical of that era. Verso: fifteen lines of black naskhi script.

Price:
$100.00
SKU:
23359
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