• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 153

    A GROUP OF LARGE QUR'AN LEAVES, IRAN, 14TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF LARGE QUR'AN LEAVES, IRAN, 14TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, comprising a qur'an section with the Sura al-Waqi'ah XXVII I-LXX, 14ll. of black naskh with gold rosettes, marginal roundels on red and blue ground; another section from the same qur'an containing the Sura Yuunus II XIX-XXXII and a leaf Sura Anfaal IX XIX-XXXIX; and a section from another qur'an with 15ll. of black naskh, Sura Beni Israel XV LXXVII-C, Sura al-Nahl XIV LX-CXVIII; and another bifolium with 9ll. of muqqaqa script with gold rosettes and roundels and another bifolium (15)


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