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    Sale 2501 | Lot 169
    Price Realized: $35,000With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2501 Lot 169

      (MANUSCRIPT.) [Miscellaneous chapters of the Qur'an, with associated prayers.] illuminated manuscript in arabic on paper, written in naskh script, 9 lines. Double-page opening illumination in colors and gold, chapter headings similarly decorated; gold roundels between verses. Ruled in gold, red, and blue throughout. 134 leaves, including 13 pages of elaborate calligraphic renderings of the names of Allah, Muhammad, et al. in white and gold on differently colored backgrounds, and 2 full-page painted illustrations in color of Mecca and Medina. 246x158 mm, gilt-tooled leather over pasteboard with stylized latticework design on covers and flap, spine and flap rebacked, both chipped at top and bottom, endpapers renewed; contents clean but with crude marginal restoration on approximately 30 leaves, mainly toward end, not affecting text or images. Ottoman, written by Muhammad al-Wasi, nd

      Estimate $1,500 - 2,000

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $35,000