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AN ILLUMINATED QUR'AN, COPIED BY AHMAD ZIHNI, TURKEY, OTTOMAN, DATED 1280...

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Schätzpreis: 7.000 £ - 10.000 £
ca. 10.463 $ - 14.947 $
Zuschlagspreis:  45.000 £
ca. 67.265 $
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An illuminated Qur'an, copied by Ahmad Zihni, Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1280 AH/1863 AD Arabic manuscript on paper, 306 leaves plus 3 flyleaves, 15 lines to the page, written in neat naskh script in black ink, catchwords, verses separated by various floral motifs, surah headings in white within gold foliate panels, margins ruled with a thick gold band, illuminated marginal devices in varied rococo designs, opening illuminated frontispiece with flamboyant rococo motifs set against a complete gold ground pin-pricked with cintamani designs, colophon, doublures and binding with ensuite decoration, with flap and slipcase 16 by 10.5cm.

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Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: Arts of the Islamic World 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Auktionsdatum: 22.04.2015
Adresse: Sotheby's
London