An 1832 example from Turkey, handwritten by Ahmad Al Shekry, a scholar of Mohamad al Helmy. With gilded bordering and floral form verse markers throughout, its first double pages are adorned with scrawling floral and foliage designs in green, blue and red. This exquisite manuscript is enclosed in leather binding with a flap that is detailed in thick gold. ‘Ottoman Qur’an’. Turkey, dated AH1266 (1832 AD). Image courtesy of Ayyam Gallery
W.582, Poem in honor of the Prophet Muhammad composed by Sharaf al-Dīn Muḥammad al-Būṣīrī (d. 694 AH / 1294 CE). The text was written in a variety of scripts in the eleventh century AH / seventeenth CE. According to the colophon, written in riqāʿ script, it was executed by Ḥabīb Allāh ibn Dūst Muḥammad al-Khwārizmī. The text of the poem begins on fol. 5b.
JUZ' 1-3 D'UN CORAN D'AFRIQUE DU NORD OU D'ANDALOUSIE DU XIIe SIÈCLE SURAT AL-BAKARA (2) Manuscrit de 104 feuillets reco-verso de cinq lignes par page en «maghribi» brun sur parchemin. Le premier feuillet… - Millon & Associés - 01/06/2015
Image of Bayad lying, passed out, on the bank of the river and image of the young relative of the Old who stops beside his companion and gives a funeral eulogy, both located in front of one of the gardens of the River Tartar
Double page from a Divan (Anthology) of Sultan Husain Baiqara, 1500; Timurid Calligraphy by Sultan cAli Mashhadi Afghanistan (Herat) Ink, colors, and gold on paper; H. (each leaf) 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm), W. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)