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An illuminated miniature Qur’an, copied by 'Abdullah al-Zanani, Persia, dated 1225 AH/1810 AD
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 10,625 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
62
An illuminated miniature Qur’an, copied by 'Abdullah al-Zanani, Persia, dated 1225 AH/1810 AD
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 10,625 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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An illuminated miniature Qur’an, copied by 'Abdullah al-Zanani, Persia, dated 1225 AH/1810 AD
Arabic manuscript on paper, 191 leaves plus 3 flyleaves, 21 lines to the page, written in ghubar script in black ink within clouds against a gold background, ruled in gold, verses separated by polychrome and gold dots, surah headings in red against a gold ground, marginal gold and polychrome rounded, f.1b, f.2a, f.190b and 191a with illuminated shamsa, opening gold and polychrome double-page frontispiece, floral lacquer binding
9.6 by 5.8cm.
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