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A large illuminated Qur'an juz (XIII), Persia or Turkey, Safavid or Ottoman, circa 1550-1600 
Estimate
25,00035,000
JUMP TO LOT
30
A large illuminated Qur'an juz (XIII), Persia or Turkey, Safavid or Ottoman, circa 1550-1600 
Estimate
25,00035,000
JUMP TO LOT

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A large illuminated Qur'an juz (XIII), Persia or Turkey, Safavid or Ottoman, circa 1550-1600 
text: surah Yusuf (XII), verse 53 to surah Ibrahim (XIV), verse 52
Arabic manuscript on polished paper, 20 leaves plus 2 flyleaves, 8 lines to the page written in elegant alternating black and gold naskh script, verses separated by pointed gold roundels, margins ruled in blue and gold, illuminated marginal devices throughout, f.8a and f.14a with surah headings written in lighter gold thuluth script outlined in black against a gold ground in a florally-decorated panel, opening illuminated headpiece with juz’ title in thuluth script decorated with floral scrolls, in later gilt-stamped binding with central medallion, with flap
35.2 by 23.4cm.
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Catalogue Note

Similar sections to this juz’ were sold in these rooms, 11 October 1982, lot 182; 16 April 1984, lot 193; 15 October 1984, lot 253; 9 October 2013, lot 63; 26 April 2017, lot 47 and at Christie’s London, 8 April 2008, lot 193 and 23 April 2012, lot 61.

 

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