Three large Qur'an leaves Persia, 14th Century(3)
Lot 4
Three large Qur'an leaves Persia, 14th Century(3)
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,400 - 5,100
Auction Details
Three large Qur'an leaves Persia, 14th Century(3) Three large Qur'an leaves Persia, 14th Century(3)
Lot Details
Three large Qur'an leaves
Persia, 14th Century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 3 leaves, the first with 15 lines to the page written in clear naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black, interlinear Persian translation in black, gold roundels decorated with blue dots between verses, illuminated rectangular and circular devices in margins, loss of one corner, in mount, 450 x 310 mm.; and two leaves from the same manuscript of the Qur'an, Persia, 14th Century, Arabic manuscript on paper, 15 lines to the page written in naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black, roundels with the centre in green and red dots on the circumference between verses, marginal devices in colours and gold, some staining and smudging, in mounts
315 x 265 mm.(3)

Footnotes

  • Text:
    A. (large single leaf): sura XXIX, al-'Ankabut, The Spider, part of verse 34; part of verse 53.
    B. sura XI, Hud, part of verse 3; part of verse 20.
    C. sura XI, Hud, part of verse 87; part of verse 110.
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