Koran Ottoman c 1825 (3)

Catalog Number 4419
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This leaf is from an Ottoman (Turkish) Koran scribed by Hafiz Uthman al-Khaki bin 'Adb al-Rahman al-Wabbi al-Sawani in the Naskhi script in the early part of the 1800. The quality of the script is good with fifteen lines of text and is on well-burnished paper, margins are in gold and has attractive floral margin devices. Chapter headings are in gold with white script. The volume itself had the binding separated from the leaves and much of the middle section was badly stained and torn and could not be repaired. Verso: fifteen lines of Naski script. Condition of this leaf is good to less than fine.

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