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An illuminated Qur'an, Persia, Qajar, first half 19th century
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT
68
An illuminated Qur'an, Persia, Qajar, first half 19th century
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

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An illuminated Qur'an, Persia, Qajar, first half 19th century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 243 leaves plus 6 fly-leaves, 17 lines to the page, written in fine naskh script in black ink, ruled in gold, red and blue, verses separated by gold and polychrome rosettes, surah headings written in gold riqa against a blue ground within cartouches, gold and polychrome verse markers, illuminated frontispiece in colours and gold, in contemporaneous floral lacquer binding  
19.3 by 12.2cm.
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Provenance

Private collection, UK since the early 1970s.

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