A large illuminated Qur'an, copied by Turab ibn Mulla Ahmad 'Ali Muhammad al-Talqani Qajar Persia, dated Monday 3rd Shawwal 1316/14th February 1899

This lot has been removed from the website, please contact customer services for more information

Lot 122• R
A large illuminated Qur'an, copied by Turab ibn Mulla Ahmad 'Ali Muhammad al-Talqani
Qajar Persia, dated Monday 3rd Shawwal 1316/14th February 1899

£ 8,000 - 12,000
US$ 10,000 - 15,000
A large illuminated Qur'an, copied by Turab ibn Mulla Ahmad 'Ali Muhammad al-Talqani
Qajar Persia, dated Monday 3rd Shawwal 1316/14th February 1899
Arabic manuscript on paper, 262 leaves, 17 lines to the page written in clear and disciplined naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black, gold roundels between verses, inner margins ruled in colours and gold, sura headings written in thuluth in red within illuminated panels, catchwords, illuminated devices in wide outer margins, one illuminated frontispiece in colours and gold, ownership inscription on front flyleaf dated AH 1338/AD 1919, contemporary floral lacquer binding
345 x 220 mm.

Footnotes

  • On the front flyleaf there is a birth note registering the birth of a grandchild to Husain Ihya' al-Saltanah on 1st Rabi' I 1338/24th November 1919. The note itself was written six days later on 7th Rabi' I 1338/30th November 1919. Husain Ihya' al-Saltanah (d. 1930) was a physician of the late Qajar and early Pahlavi periods, a member of Parliament and overseer of Public Health Services. Under Reza Shah Pahlavi, he was known as Dr Bahrami.
Contacts
A large illuminated Qur'an, copied by Turab ibn Mulla Ahmad 'Ali Muhammad al-Talqani Qajar Persia, dated Monday 3rd Shawwal 1316/14th February 1899
A large illuminated Qur'an, copied by Turab ibn Mulla Ahmad 'Ali Muhammad al-Talqani Qajar Persia, dated Monday 3rd Shawwal 1316/14th February 1899
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories, buyer's premium excluding Cars, Motorbikes, Wine, Whisky and Coin & Medal sales, will be as follows:

Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £20,000 of the hammer price;
26% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £20,000 up to and including £700,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £700,000 up to and including £4,500,000;
and 14.5% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £4,500,000.

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

For payment information please refer to the sale catalogue.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licences please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
Exempt from VAT

Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

R US import restrictions

This lot is subject to import restrictions when shipped to the United States.

App