SMALL OTTOMAN KORAN SIGNED BY SAYYED OMAR ZUHDI AND DATED 1290H. VERY BEAUTIFUL ILLUMINATION & CALLIGRAPHY. Dimensions : 17.2 cm x 12 cm 2.2 cm. Calligrapher : Signed SAYYED OMAR ZUHDI. Illumination : Opening double page has fully illuminated design.All pages have gold frames and rosettes marking the verses of the holy koran. The margins have illuminated medallions marking the divisions of the text. Additionally, double gold-illuminated boxes adorn many opposite pages. Condition : Occasionally some pages are crudely repaired by cellotape. Opening pages of Illumination are also crudely glued together and have parts of the margins missing. In spite of this, numerous pages are unaffected by any repair and still look fresh, clean and very attractive.
In short: This is a quality Ottoman quran, very finely illuminated, penned by a master calligrapher but let down by occasional crude repairs. The item "OTTOMAN KORAN SIGNED BY OMAR AL-ZUHDI IN 1290H. SOME REPAIRS" is in sale since Sunday, October 04, 2015. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
The seller is "azazi" and is located in AZAZI COLLECTION. This item can be shipped worldwide.