Illuminated, complete Qur'an manuscript

Quran. Illuminated Qur'an manuscript.

[Ottoman area], [1848 CE] = 1265 H.

8vo (129 x 83 mm). Illuminated Arabic ms. on paper, 303 ff., 15 lines, Naskh script. Double-page 'unwan on first two pages shows elaborate gilt ornamentation; colophon shows coloured ornamentation. Text framed by three parallel golden, black and red wires. Gold discs between verses, sura headings written in gold. Contemporary blind- and giltstamped binding with fore-edge flap, decorated with borders and corner stamps.


Some slight restoration to first leaves, otherwise in very good condition.

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