Qur'an Manuscript with Lacquer Binding Object Name: Non-illustrated manuscript Date: early 19th century Geography: Iran Culture: Islamic Medium: Manuscript: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Binding: pasteboard; painted and lacquered Dimensions: 3 15/16 x 2 1/2 in. (10 x 6.4 cm) Classification: Codices

Notes in the front of this tiny Qur'an, copied in 'ghubar' script, state that it was originally given to the Qajar emperor Fath 'Ali Shah (reigned so that he could carry it in his pocket at all times

A FINE ILLUMINATED OTTOMAN QUR'AN, COPIED BY AHMED MUHARREM EFENDI, TURKEY, DATED 1113 AH/1701 AD

-----> contemporary red morocco binding with red trellis-patterned doublures, boards decorated with stamped medallions and spandrels filled with chinoiserie cloud bands and scrolling flowers, with flap by

AN ILLUMINATED OTTOMAN QUR'AN, COPIED BY MEHMED SEPETCIZADE, TURKEY, LATE 17TH CENTURY

AN ILLUMINATED OTTOMAN QUR'AN, COPIED BY MEHMED SEPETCIZADE, TURKEY, LATE 17TH CENTURY

Ottoman Quran by Hafiz Muhammad, 1258 AH by imponk, via Flickr

Ottoman Quran by Hafiz Muhammad, 1258 AH by imponk, via Flickr

Bookbinding | 15th century, Ottoman period | Red leather on pasteboard; H: 23.7 W: 16.5 cm; Turkey

Bookbinding | 15th century, Ottoman period | Red leather on pasteboard; H: 23.7 W: 16.5 cm; Turkey

Book Binding, Kuran, Islamic Art, Book Covers, Calligraphy, Penmanship, Lettering, Bookbinding, Calligraphy Art

Bookbinding | 16th-17th century, Ottoman period | Red leather on pasteboard; H: 33.9 W: 20.5 cm; Turkey

Bookbinding | 16th-17th century, Ottoman period | Red leather on pasteboard; H: 33.9 W: 20.5 cm; Turkey

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