Timbuctu manuscript with gold. As many as 5 million ancient and recent manuscripts may lie unexplored in West African private libraries and hidden underground.

Timbuktu manuscript with gold. As many as 5 million ancient and recent manuscripts may lie unexplored in West African private libraries and hidden underground.

Or, noir, bleu et jaune dans une page d'écriture maghrébine  Partie de coran  Maghreb, XIIIe-XIVe siècles.

Or, noir, bleu et jaune dans une page d'écriture maghrébine Partie de coran Maghreb, XIIIe-XIVe siècles.

AN ILLUMINATED QUR'AN, TIMURID PERSIA OR OTTOMAN TURKEY, SECOND-HALF 15TH CENTURY

AN ILLUMINATED QUR'AN, TIMURID PERSIA OR OTTOMAN TURKEY, SECOND-HALF 15TH CENTURY

An illuminated Qur'an juz' (V), Egypt, Mamluk, probably Cairo, circa 1380-1400 | Lot | Sotheby's

An illuminated Qur'an juz' (V), Egypt, Mamluk, probably Cairo, circa

Kitāb Ḥayrat al-fuqahā Ṣadr al-Shahīd, ʻUmar ibn ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz, 1090 or 91-1141 صدر الشهيد، عمر بن عبد العزيز Dedicatee: Qāyitbāy al-Maḥmūdī, Sultan of Egypt and Syria, 1412-1496 Physical Description: i, 136, ii leaves : paper, ill. ; 265 × 180 (208 × 131) mm. bound to 265 × 188 mm. Origin: [1488] Princeton University Library

Kitāb Ḥayrat al-fuqahā Ṣadr al-Shahīd, ʻUmar ibn ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz, 1090 or 91-1141 صدر الشهيد، عمر بن عبد العزيز Dedicatee: Qāyitbāy al-Maḥmūdī, Sultan of Egypt and Syria, 1412-1496 Physical Description: i, 136, ii leaves : paper, ill. ; 265 × 180 (208 × 131) mm. bound to 265 × 188 mm. Origin: [1488] Princeton University Library

Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript Date: early century Geography: Iran Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Dimensions: 14 x 10 x Metropolitan Museum of Art

Illuminated Manuscript, Five poems (quintet), Double-page illuminated frantispiece, Walters Art Museum Ms. W. 612, fol. 1b

Illuminated Manuscript, Five poems (quintet), Double-page illuminated frantispiece, Walters Art Museum Ms.

Title page of the Acts of the Apostles, in Arabic, Damascus, 1342. . This Arabic translation of the New Testament was copied by a Christian scribe in Damascus for a Christian patron. It is written in beautiful Thuluth script, a large and elegant cursive popular during the Mamluk period (1250–1517).. a colophon which states that the manuscript was commissioned by the merchant Sir George Aumada and was copied by Thuma ibn al-Safi ibn Yuhanna in 1342…

Title page of the Acts of the Apostles, in Arabic, Damascus, “ Islamic decorative patterns were also used by Christians who lived under Muslim rule. This Arabic translation of the New Testament.

Türk ve Osmanlı dönemi hattatlarımız: Hattat Muhammed bin Muhammed Tanal,İrani

Türk ve Osmanlı dönemi hattatlarımız: Hattat Muhammed bin Muhammed Tanal,İrani

Smithsonian Museum's Folio & Manuscript Collection « Islamic Arts and Architecture

a beautiful 19th century hand-painted and lacquered Qur’an

52 Weeks of Fantastic Bindings, Week 51: a beautiful 19th century hand-painted and lacquered Qur’an

52 Weeks of Fantastic Bindings, Week a beautiful century hand-painted…

Türk ve Osmanlı dönemi hattatlarımız: Hattat Şeyh Mahmud Nişaburi zerrinkalem

Anthology A. A. Shah Mahmud Nishapuri Safavid period Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: W: cm Probably Tabriz, Iran Purchase Freer-Sackler

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