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An illuminated miniature Qur’an, copied by Muhammad Taqi ibn Muhammad Hadi, Persia, Isfahan, Zand, dated 1177 AH/1763-64 AD
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4,0006,000
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An illuminated miniature Qur’an, copied by Muhammad Taqi ibn Muhammad Hadi, Persia, Isfahan, Zand, dated 1177 AH/1763-64 AD
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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An illuminated miniature Qur’an, copied by Muhammad Taqi ibn Muhammad Hadi, Persia, Isfahan, Zand, dated 1177 AH/1763-64 AD
Arabic manuscript on paper, 223 leaves plus 1 fly-leaf, 18 lines to the page written in naskh in black ink, ruled in gold and blue, verses separated by gold and polychrome rosettes, surah headings written in gold thuluth against a blue and red ground within a cartouche decorated with scrolls and flowers, gold and polychrome verse markers in the margins, commentaries in shikasteh within clouds in the margins, catchwords, f.1b and f.2a with an illuminated frontispiece composed of a thick border of interlacing flowers, in a floral lacquer binding
9.2 by 6cm.
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Provenance

Ex-collection Madame Rechad Haliss Bey, Paris & Bruges, early 20th century.

Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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