Lot n° 117
4000 - 6000
Coran signé par Muhammad Khulusi bin Hasan bin Ahmad, élève de ‘Ali al-Hilmi al-Rizawwi
Turkey, Ottoman art, 1234 /1818-19
Manuscript in Arabic on paper, 298 ff. and 3 endpapers, 15 ll. per page, in naskh in black ink framed in gold, with diacritical marks and vocalizations, verses separated by gold rosettes. Illuminated marginal medallions of subdivision. Titles of suras in tawqi' in white on gold background. Illuminated opening double-page. Colophon in a triangular register. Cartouche above the colophon inscribed with an inscription, probably the illuminator (illegible). Bound in brown leather with gold embossed decoration.
Text : 11.5 x 6 cm ; Page : 18 x 11.5 cm
For a Koran signed by the same calligrapher, see : Sotheby's, Arts of the Islamic World, London, October 3, 2012, lot 39.
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