Nine large Qur'an leaves Persia, 14th Century
Lot 4
Nine large Qur'an leaves Persia, 14th Century
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,890) inc. premium
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Nine large Qur'an leaves
Persia, 14th Century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 9 leaves, 9 lines to the page written in large naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black, interlinear Persian translation, gold rosettes decorated with blue dots between verses, illuminated circular devices incorporating the words khams (fifth) and ashar (tenth) written in kufic script in gold in outer margins, corners rather thumbed, loosely bound, browned, some soiling, short tears to edges
466 x 320 mm.

Footnotes

  • Text:
    Folio 1: sura XXXVIII, Sad, Of the Abbreviated Letters, part of verse 10-part of verse 24.
    Folio 2: sura XXXV, Fatir, The Originator of Creation, part of verse 37-part of verse 43.
    Folios 3-4: sura XLII, al-Shura, Consultation, part of verse 28-part of verse 48.
    Folios 5-9: sura XLIII, al-Zukhruf, Gold Adornments, part of verse 17-part of verse 83.
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