A late Safavid prayer book, consisting of Qur'an, sura LVI, al-Waqi'a, followed by prayers, copied by Hamdullah Persia, dated AH 1134/AD 1721-22

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A late Safavid prayer book, consisting of Qur'an, sura LVI, al-Waqi'a, followed by prayers, copied by Hamdullah
Persia, dated AH 1134/AD 1721-22

£ 2,500 - 3,500
US$ 3,000 - 4,300
A late Safavid prayer book, consisting of Qur'an, sura LVI, al-Waqi'a, followed by prayers, copied by Hamdullah
Persia, dated AH 1134/AD 1721-22
Arabic manuscript on gold-sprinkled paper, 25 leaves, eight lines to the page written in naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in red and black, gold roundels between verses, inner margins ruled in gold and blue, one illuminated headpiece in colours and gold, opening double page with text within cloudbands on a gold ground, opening of prayers with heading in tawqi script in gold, silk-covered brown morocco, rebacked
181 x 110 mm.
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A late Safavid prayer book, consisting of Qur'an, sura LVI, al-Waqi'a, followed by prayers, copied by Hamdullah Persia, dated AH 1134/AD 1721-22
A late Safavid prayer book, consisting of Qur'an, sura LVI, al-Waqi'a, followed by prayers, copied by Hamdullah Persia, dated AH 1134/AD 1721-22
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