Antique illuminated Ottoman Koran.
1 sheets, 2 pages in total.
15 lines of handwritten text per page with embellishments and side outlines of the pages in gold.
The page is finished by a splendid coloured rosette on the side of the page itself.
Truly unique manuscript, from an Ottoman Qur'an by Hassan Basha Zadah.
The text is written in beautiful Arabic calligraphy and framed within a golden frame.
The verses are also separated by golden dots.
Dated 1262 AH (1845 AD).
In fair overall condition, minor ink smudge on two letters of the text (see photo), otherwise an excellent copy.
Size: 18 x 12 cm.
- Number of Books
- Manuscripts, Original artwork, Religion
- Author/ Illustrator
- Hassan Basha Zadah
- Book Title
- Illuminated Ottoman Qur’an Leaf
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition Thus
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Loose page
- Hand coloured illustrations
- Number of pages
- 18×12 cm