Lot 32
  • 32

AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, COPIED BY MAHMUD IBN 'ABD AL-QUDDUS, SAMARQAND, TIMURID, DATED 885 AH/1480 AD |

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 GBP
Sold
47,500 GBP
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Description

Arabic manuscript on paper, 301 leaves plus 2 fly-leaves, 14 lines to the page written in naskh in black ink, ruled in red, blue and gold, verses separated by gold pointed markers, surah headings in gold thuluth, remargined in Qajar period, gold and polychrome Qajar floral marginal verse and surah markers, extensive commentaries within gold and polychrome cartouches, illuminated double opening page partly re-illuminated during Qajar period, a further later bifolium with gold and polychrome floral margins, in floral lacquer binding
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