Auction 90, Lot 392

"Illuminated Koran leaf",

Subject: Illuminated leaves

Period: 1850 (circa)

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8.5 x 6.7 inches
21.6 x 17 cm

Splendid double sheet Koran leaf by this renowned calligrapher. A superb example of 19th century Islamic text. Each side is written in black ink and illuminated with burnished goldleaf with red and green ink. Both sides include a marginal decoration. Tiny bit of smudged ink, else very fine.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $220 - $250

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Closed on 3/15/2000

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