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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 276

    A GROUP OF INDIAN QUR'AN FOLIOS

    INDIA, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF INDIAN QUR'AN FOLIOS
    INDIA, 17TH CENTURY
    24 leaves, each with 7ll. of bold thuluth in panels outlined in blue and gold, gold and polychrome rosette verse markers, some words and phrases picked out in bold gold, marginal medallions in gold and polychrome, sura heading in gold on a ground of red hatching with polychrome floral decoration and panels of arabesques, one lower corner of each folio with damages, waterstaining in the margins
    Text panel 9 x 6½in. (23 x 16.4cm.); folio 14½ x 11¼in. (36.8 x 28.5cm.) (24)


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