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An illuminated Qur’an, copied by Muhammad 'Ali al-Isfahani, Persia, Qajar, dated 1207 AH/1792-93 AD
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51
An illuminated Qur’an, copied by Muhammad 'Ali al-Isfahani, Persia, Qajar, dated 1207 AH/1792-93 AD
Estimate
20,00030,000
JUMP TO LOT

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An illuminated Qur’an, copied by Muhammad 'Ali al-Isfahani, Persia, Qajar, dated 1207 AH/1792-93 AD
Arabic manuscript on paper, 250 leaves plus a flyleaf, 17 lines to the page, written in neat naskh script in black ink in cloud bands against a gold ground throughout, verses separated by pointed gold florets, surah headings written in red thuluth script against gold ground within foliated cartouches, polychrome and gold verse markers, ruled in gold, opening gold and polychrome double-page frontispiece composed of a thick border of interlacing flowers and split-palmettes, in lacquer binding with floral motifs, doublures with floral compositions
19.8 by 12.5cm.
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