Nine leaves from a Qur'an Persia, probably Shiraz, late 16th Century
Lot 5
Nine leaves from a Qur'an Persia, probably Shiraz, late 16th Century
Sold for £960 (US$ 1,612) inc. premium
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Nine leaves from a Qur'an
Persia, probably Shiraz, late 16th Century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 9 leaves, 10 lines to the page written in large naskhi script with diacritics and vowel points in black and red ink, gold discs decorated with red and blue dots between verses, illuminated circular devices in wide margins, some staining and smudging, rather browned, loose in folder
336 x 224 mm.

Footnotes

  • Other leaves from the same dispersed Qur'an were sold in these rooms on a number of occasions: 14th October 2004, lot 23, nine leaves; 28th April 2005, lot 28, thirty-two leaves; 12th October 2005, lot 30, thirty-seven leaves; 19th April 2007, lot 14, fifty-one leaves; 25th October 2007, lot 21, 107 leaves; 7th October 2010, lot 11, eight leaves.
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