An illuminated Qur'an copied by Wali-ad-Din al-Tawfiqi Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1272/AD 1855-56
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An illuminated Qur'an copied by Wali-ad-Din al-Tawfiqi Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1272/AD 1855-56
£800 - 1,200
US$ 1,300 - 2,000
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An illuminated Qur'an copied by Wali-ad-Din al-Tawfiqi
Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1272/AD 1855-56
Arabic manuscript on paper, 305 leaves, 15 lines to the page written in naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black and red, gold roundels decorated with red and blue dots between verses, inner margins ruled in red, black and gold, catchwords in wide margins, illuminated devices in wide margins, sura headings written in naskhi script in red ink, one illuminated frontispiece in colours and gold, inner margins strengthened, some soiling, brown morocco, worn, crudely repaired
214 x 152 mm.
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