An illuminated Qur'an in a floral lacquer binding Persia, early 18th Century

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An illuminated Qur'an in a floral lacquer binding
Persia, early 18th Century

£ 3,000 - 4,000
US$ 3,900 - 5,300
An illuminated Qur'an in a floral lacquer binding
Persia, early 18th Century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 176 leaves, 23 lines to the page written in small naskhi script in black ink with diacritics in red and black, gilt dots between verses, inner margins ruled in blue and gold, sura headings written in thuluth script in red within gilt rectangular panels, one illuminated frontispiece in colours and gold, later 19th Century Qajar lacquer binding with covers richly decorated with floral sprays including wild roses, irises and apple blossoms, doublures decorated with floral motifs in gold on a black ground, spine worn and repaired
130 x 83 mm.
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An illuminated Qur'an in a floral lacquer binding Persia, early 18th Century
An illuminated Qur'an in a floral lacquer binding Persia, early 18th Century
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