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An exceptionally long illuminated Qur’an scroll, copied by Khoja Walad Wali Muhammad Muhammad Sadiq Dirani, Persia, Qajar, dated 1251 AH/1836 AD
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
45
An exceptionally long illuminated Qur’an scroll, copied by Khoja Walad Wali Muhammad Muhammad Sadiq Dirani, Persia, Qajar, dated 1251 AH/1836 AD
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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An exceptionally long illuminated Qur’an scroll, copied by Khoja Walad Wali Muhammad Muhammad Sadiq Dirani, Persia, Qajar, dated 1251 AH/1836 AD
Arabic manuscript on paper in scroll form, written in black naskh ghubar, gold and polychrome headpiece, surah marked by gold markers, with leather headpiece
665 by 11.5cm. approx.
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Catalogue Note

Another Qajar Qur'an scroll dated to the same period but lacking the headpiece is now in the Indiana University Art Museum, USA (Acc.no. Lilly Libray, Adomeit Ms C5, published in http://www.iub.edu). A further example, dated 1268 AH/1851-52 AD, is now in the Khalili Collection (inv. No. MSS310 published in Bayani, Roger and Stanley 2009, pp.278-9).

Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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