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An illuminated Qur’an, Persia, Qajar, first half 19th century
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
56
An illuminated Qur’an, Persia, Qajar, first half 19th century
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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An illuminated Qur’an, Persia, Qajar, first half 19th century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 274 leaves plus 5 fly-leaves, the first 4 pages with Persian interlinear text in red nasta’liq, 12 lines to the page written in naskh in black ink within clouds against a gold ground, ruled in gold and blue, verses separated by gold and polychrome rosettes, surah headings written in gold thuluth against a coloured ground within a cartouche decorated with scrolls and flowers, gold and polychrome verse markers in the margins, f.1b and f.2a with an illuminated frontispiece composed of a thick border of interlacing flowers, in a floral lacquer binding
26.8 by 17.5cm.
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