Lot 43
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AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, NORTH INDIA OR KASHMIR, 19TH CENTURY |

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
Sold
10,625 GBP
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Description

Arabic manuscript on paper, 33 leaves plus 7 fly-leaves, written in ghubar script in black ink, verses separated by gold dots, surah headings in red ink, ruled in red gold and blue, polychrome and gold verse markers in the margins the first and last bifolia decorated with central roundels within a lobed panel decorated with floral scrolls, the first and last bifolia of text with illuminated floral borders, in brown binding with faded gilt decoration
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