Manuscripts, Religion - Quantity: 1 - other extra - see description
|Number of Books:||1|
|Author/ Illustrator:||Islamitisch manuscript|
|Book Title:||Geïllumineerde Ottomaanse Koran|
|Publication year oldest item:||1792|
|Extras:||other extra - see description|
Arabic manuscript on paper - beautifully illuminated Ottoman Koran, 1792, (1207 hijri) - in traditional Islamic blind-stamped leather binding - Dim.: 16 × 12 cm - 605 pp, handwritten Naskh script, 15 lines per page within gilded text panels - beautifully illuminated opening pages and final pages, fully gilded and with coloured floral motifs - gilt accents throughout the entire text to indicate the verses and approx. 50 floral medallions outside the text panels - some pages with figures and text serving as watermark.
Condition: good and clean. Complete, compact and solid. The two final pages are somewhat splodgy and with some small holes. Furthermore, the interior shows ocassional light spots, but otherwise excellent; clean and without defects. Beautiful binding from the 20th century. The manuscript is fully original, late 18th century.
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|Member since:||January 30, 2018|
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