Lot n° 119
5000 - 6000
Petit coran ottoman signé par al-Hafiz Muhammad al-Naji al-Jimishkizigi (Çemişgezeki)
Turkey, dated: Shawwal 1250 AH / February 1835
Arabic manuscript on paper, 299 ff. and 2 endpapers, 13 ll. per page, in naskh in black ink, within a gold frame. Verses separated by gold rosettes, titles in white tawqi' on gold background and framed in polychrome. Illuminated opening double-page. Polychrome and gilded marginal medallions of subdivision. Colophon in a gilt ovoid against a pink background, followed by the Du'â also dated 1250 H. Bound in brown leather with gilt stamped decoration. In its leather box.
Text : 7.5 x 4.5 cm ; Page : 12.2 x 8 cm
Another Qur'an signed by the same calligrapher, dated 1852 was sold at Sotheby's, Arts of the Islamic World, London, 26 April 2017, lot 90.
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