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Auktion: Arts of the Islamic World
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AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, COPIED BY MUHAMMAD NAJI IBN AHMAD AL-HIMSHIKZIKI,...

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An illuminated Qur’an, copied by Muhammad Naji ibn Ahmad al-Himshikziki, illuminated by 'Ali al-Kamali, dated 1269 AH/1852 AD Arabic manuscript on paper, 306 leaves, plus 3 flyleaves, 15 lines to the page, written in naskh script in black ink, verses separated by gold roundels, margins ruled in black, red and gold, gold and polychrome illuminated devices in the margins, surah headings in white ink against gold ground cartouches decorated with polychrome floral scrolls, double page illuminated frontispiece composed of a thick border of interlacing flowers and split-palmettes, brown morocco binding with gilt trellis design, with flap 15.3 by 9.5cm.

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Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: Arts of the Islamic World
Auktionsdatum: 26.04.2017
Adresse: Sotheby's
London