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An illuminated Qur'an, copied by Husain al-Hamdi

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Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £
ca. 5.169 $ - 7.754 $
Zuschlagspreis:  n. a.
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An illuminated Qur'an, copied by Husain al-Hamdi Ottoman Turkey, dated AH 1273/AD 1856-57 Arabic manuscript on paper, 302 leaves, 15 lines to the page written in naskhi script in black ink with diacritics in red and black, gilt roundels between verses, inner margins ruled in red, black and gold, catchwords in wide outer margins, illuminated devices in margins, sura headings written in thuluth script in white ink within gilt rectangular panels, one illuminated frontispiece in colours and gold, edges frayed, corners rather thumbed, stencilled gilt paper doublures and flyleaves decorated with stamped geometric motifs in red, red morocco gilt, with flap, covers with waterstaining, leather case, crudely repaired, some waterstaining 190 x 130 mm.

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Bonhams London
Titel: Islamic and Indian Art including Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art
Auktionsdatum: 22.10.2019
Adresse: Bonhams London
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