Ottoman Quran signed Ibrahîm al-Shukrî, 1841


Ottoman Quran signed Ibrahîm al-Shukrî, student of Mehmed al-Zuhdî and dated 1259 H. / 1841.

Paper manuscript of 15 text lines per page in black ink, illuminated with double frontispiece and one polychrome and gilt colophon. Brown leather tab binding embossed and gilt with mandorla decoration and corners ornated with palm leaf scrollworks

Height: 19,2 cm (7-1/2 in.) - Width: 12,8 cm (5 in.).

Minor humidity stains, certain pages are cut or damaged and several folios are consolidated under an adhesive ribbon

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2012080140