• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 290

    A LATE SAFAVID QUR'AN SIGNED ASHRAF BIN ABDALLAH AL-TABATABI, IRAN, DATED 1123AH/1711AH

    Price Realised  

    A LATE SAFAVID QUR'AN SIGNED ASHRAF BIN ABDALLAH AL-TABATABI, IRAN, DATED 1123AH/1711AH
    Arabic manuscript on buff paper, 154ff. with 25ll. of neat black naskh arranged within gilt border, with copious marginal notes, finely illuminated headers, opening bifolium illuminated, opening folio with introduction to text, in red morocco binding with cover - folio 6 x 4in (15.2 x 10.1cm)


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