QUR'AN

Lot Number 527
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Title QUR'AN
Year Published 1778
Place Printed OTTOMAN TURKEY
Printed By
Description QUR'AN SIGNED DARWISH 'ALI (THE THIRD) BIN AL-SAYYID SULAYMAN A STUDENT OF HAFIZ MUHAMMAD KNOWN AS QAYYIM ZADEH, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED AH 1192/1778-9 AD Arabic manuscript on paper, 378ff. plus eight fly-leaves, each folio with 13ll. of black naskh script, with gold and polychrome roundel verse markers, sura headings in white thuluth script on gold ground with gold and polychrome floral illuminated cartouches, marginal section markers in white thuluth script within gold and polychrome floral medallions, text within black-ruled gold frame, with catchwords, opening bifolio with heavily illuminated margins in gold and polychrome, the red doublures with gilt lattice and stamped borders, in original two-colour gold, green and brown stamped morocco binding with flap, some weakness to the spine, otherwise in good condition Text panel 4 5/8 x 2 5/8in. (11.8 x 6.6cm.); folio 71/4 x 4 5/8in. (18.4 x 11.8cm.)
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Estimated Price GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
( USD 16,800.00 - 25,200.00 )
Actual Price GBP 51,650.00 ( USD 83,673.00 )

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AUCTION DETAILS

Auction House Christies
Website http://www.christies.com
Auction Name Arts of Islam
Sale Number #6945
Auction Date October 5, 2012 - October 5, 2012
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