A scroll; a leaf of poetry in a binding (2)
Lot 40
A Qur'an written in ghubari script in scroll form Persia, dated AH 1244/AD 1828-29, and 20th Century(2)
Sold for £300 (US$ 509) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A Qur'an written in ghubari script in scroll form
Persia, dated AH 1244/AD 1828-29, and 20th Century
Arabic manuscript on paper, text written in ghubari script in black ink, significant verses picked out in red, incomplete and extended on later paper in the 20th Century, one illuminated headpiece in colours and gold, coloured rosettes between verses, some defects, length 10 m. 39 cm. x 87 mm; and a folio from a dispersed manuscript of Rumi's Mathnavi written in elegant shikasteh script on gold-sprinkled paper, Persia, early 19th Century, and two photographs of portraits of the poets Hafiz and Sa'di
197 x 165 mm.(2)
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