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An illuminated Qur’an, Persia, Qajar, first half 19th century
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 27,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
48
An illuminated Qur’an, Persia, Qajar, first half 19th century
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 27,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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An illuminated Qur’an, Persia, Qajar, first half 19th century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 237 leaves plus 3 fly-leaves, 15 lines to the page written in naskh in black ink within clouds against a gold ground, ruled in red, verses separated by gold roundels, surah headings in red thuluth, margins with commentaries in black and red naskh, gold and polychrome frontispiece decorated with a fine and thick border of interlacing flowers and split-palmettes, preceded by a double page illuminated with prayers and a double page illuminated frontispiece with index of surahs, in lacquer binding with floral motifs
29.8 by 20.5cm.


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