Lot 42
  • 42

A ILLUMINATED MINIATURE QUR’AN IN FITTED BOX, PERSIA, QAJAR, 19TH CENTURY |

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Sold
3,750 GBP
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Description

Arabic manuscript on paper, 171 leaves plus 4 fly-leaves, 21 lines to the page, written in ghubar script in black ink, verses separated by gold dots, surah headings in red thuluth against a gold ground within cartouches, margins in gold, division notes on the margins in red, opening gold and polychrome bifolium, in lacquer binding decorated with flowers, within later fitted box, with chain
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