An illuminated Ottoman Qur'an, copied by Sayyid Uthman Provincial Turkey, dated AH 1229/AD 1813(2)
Lot 51
An illuminated Ottoman Qur'an, copied by Sayyid Uthman Provincial Turkey, dated AH 1229/AD 1813(2)
£500 - 700
US$ 780 - 1,100

Lot Details
An illuminated Ottoman Qur'an, copied by Sayyid Uthman
Provincial Turkey, dated AH 1229/AD 1813
Arabic manuscript on paper, 300 leaves, 15 lines to the page written in naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black and red, gold roundels between verses, inner margins ruled in black and gold, catchwords and illuminated devices in wide margins, sura headings written in naskhi script in white within gold panels, one illuminated frontispiece in colours and gold, smudging to text particularly at beginning and end of manuscript, some soiling, front cover of maroon morocco with stamped central medallions and cornerpieces, modern rebacking, 173 x 120 mm.; and another illuminated Ottoman Qur'an, provincial Turkey, late 19th Century, Arabic manuscript on paper, 301 leaves, 15 lines to the page written in naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black, gold roundels between verses, inner margins ruled in black and gold, catchwords and illuminated devices in wide margins, sura headings written in naskhi script in black within gold panels, one illuminated frontispiece in colours and gold, crudely repaired losses to frontispiece and last leaf, maroon morocco with stamped central medallions and cornerpieces, spine replaced
185 x 115 mm.(2)
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