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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 184

    A FINE QUR'AN SCROLL

    SIGNED, EARLY QAJAR IRAN, DATED AH 1209/1795-96 AD

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    A FINE QUR'AN SCROLL
    SIGNED, EARLY QAJAR IRAN, DATED AH 1209/1795-96 AD
    Arabic manuscript on fine paper, each line in naskh script within gold rules, with gold roundel verse markers, red reading highlights, sura headings in red thuluth script within gold cartouche, framed with gold rules, with later added talismanic squares on separate folio, until sura al-kahf, colophon signed and dated, in fine silver Qur'an case engraved with the Throne Verse
    3in. (7.3cm.) across


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