FIVE MONUMENTAL QUR’AN AJZA' (II, XIV, XV, XXI AND XXVII), PERSIA, EARLY 14TH CENTURY
FIVE MONUMENTAL QUR’AN AJZA' (II, XIV, XV, XXI AND XXVII), PERSIA, EARLY 14TH CENTURY
FIVE MONUMENTAL QUR’AN AJZA' (II, XIV, XV, XXI AND XXVII), PERSIA, EARLY 14TH CENTURY
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FIVE MONUMENTAL QUR’AN AJZA' (II, XIV, XV, XXI AND XXVII), PERSIA, EARLY 14TH CENTURY

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP

FIVE MONUMENTAL QUR’AN AJZA' (II, XIV, XV, XXI AND XXVII), PERSIA, EARLY 14TH CENTURY

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Description

FIVE MONUMENTAL QUR’AN AJZA' (II, XIV, XV, XXI AND XXVII), PERSIA, EARLY 14TH CENTURY


Juz II, surah al-Baqarah, v.142 to v.252

Juz XIV, surah al-Hijr (XV), v.1 to surah an-Nahl (XVI), v.128

Juz XV, surah al-Isra (XVII), v.1 to surah al-Kahf, v.74

Juz XXI, surah al-‘Ankabut (XXIX) v.46 to surah al-Ahzab (XXXIII), v.30

Juz XXVII, surah al-Dhariyat (LI), v.31 to surah al-Hadid (LVII), v.12

Each volume with 5 lines to the page written in muhaqqaq in black ink, verses separated by gold and polychrome rosettes, gold and polychrome verse markers in the margins, one volume (juz XXVII) with right-hand side of illuminated frame, one volume (juz XV) with a composite left hand-side of an illuminated frame, composed of three lines of muhaqqaq against a ground with interlacing scrolls, with polychrome and gold bands above and below, some leaves replaced and restored, each juz in brown stamped leather binding with a central lobed medallion, with flap


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43.5 by 30.2cm.

Condition Report

In fair condition, the margins have been cropped and each juz with replaced leaves, no surah heading remained, the roundels often cropped or missing, some leaves unbound, some stains and restorations to the paper, some re-inking. We would advise to contact a member of the department to obtain additional images, as viewed.


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Provenance

Ex-collection Martin Schoyen, inv.no. MS4468.

Arts of the Islamic World
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