Selected suras from the Qur'an, copied by Isma'il al-Zuhdi, in the style of Shaykh Hamdullah, better known as Ibn al-Shaykh Ottoman Turkey, probably Constantinople, dated AH 1217/AD 1802-03

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Lot 12
Selected suras from the Qur'an, copied by Isma'il al-Zuhdi, in the style of Shaykh Hamdullah, better known as Ibn al-Shaykh
Ottoman Turkey, probably Constantinople, dated AH 1217/AD 1802-03

£ 3,000 - 5,000
US$ 3,600 - 5,900
Selected suras from the Qur'an, copied by Isma'il al-Zuhdi, in the style of Shaykh Hamdullah, better known as Ibn al-Shaykh
Ottoman Turkey, probably Constantinople, dated AH 1217/AD 1802-03
Arabic manuscript on paper, 27 leaves, 9 lines to the page written in elegant naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black, gold roundels between verses, inner margins ruled in red and gold, some catchwords, illuminated devices in wide outer margins, illuminated panels between suras, two illuminated headpieces in colours and gold, contemporary brown morocco, covers with central medallions and cornerpieces decorated with intertwining floral and vegetal motifs in red on a gold ground, with flap
190 x 130 mm.
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Selected suras from the Qur'an, copied by Isma'il al-Zuhdi, in the style of Shaykh Hamdullah, better known as Ibn al-Shaykh Ottoman Turkey, probably Constantinople, dated AH 1217/AD 1802-03
Selected suras from the Qur'an, copied by Isma'il al-Zuhdi, in the style of Shaykh Hamdullah, better known as Ibn al-Shaykh Ottoman Turkey, probably Constantinople, dated AH 1217/AD 1802-03
Selected suras from the Qur'an, copied by Isma'il al-Zuhdi, in the style of Shaykh Hamdullah, better known as Ibn al-Shaykh Ottoman Turkey, probably Constantinople, dated AH 1217/AD 1802-03
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