A large Qur'an India, 19th Century
Lot 28
A large Qur'an India, 19th Century
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
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Lot Details
A large Qur'an
India, 19th Century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 694 leaves, 8 lines to the page written in clear naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black, red roundels between verses, double intercolumnar rules in red and yellow throughout, inner margins ruled in black, red and yellow, catchwords in wide outer borders, sura headings written in red naskhi script within blank panels, inner margins of first seven folios ruled in green, red and gold, edges frayed, crudely repaired, creased, folios 1v-2r with two large blank panels above text intended for illuminated headpieces, some worming and dampstaining, marbled paper boards, worn, crudely rebacked
390 x 235 mm.
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