Koran Ottoman c. 1835 (12)

Catalog Number 21987
 
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Country of Origin

Turkey

Source

Koran

Date

c. 1835

Language

Arabic

Script

Naskhi

Scribe

Unknown

Size of Leaf

165 x 110 mm.

Condition

Fine

Description

This is a leaf from a fragment of an illuminated Koran, Chapter or Surah (Al-Hashr) Exile ".. It was He that drove the unbelievers amoung the People of the book out of their dwelling..", Ottoman, circa early to mid 1800ís, on high quality burnished paper (165x110 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. Condition of this leaf is Fine [F].

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$50.00
SKU:
21987
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