A large leaf from a Qur'an in bihari script Sultanate India, late 15th/early 16th Century

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Lot 131
A large leaf from a Qur'an in bihari script
Sultanate India, late 15th/early 16th Century

Sold for £ 1,750 (US$ 2,187) inc. premium
A large leaf from a Qur'an in bihari script
Sultanate India, late 15th/early 16th Century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 9 lines to the page written in bihari script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black and red, inner margins ruled in blue and red, the word Allah written in blue, sura heading comprising a gold panel left blank, flanked by orange-red panels, with a device extending into the margin and further ornamentation in red and blue along the adjoining inner margin, verses marked with gold roundels with blue and red dots, some waterstaining mostly confined to outer margins, framed
317 x 274 mm.
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A large leaf from a Qur'an in bihari script Sultanate India, late 15th/early 16th Century
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