• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 291

    A MINIATURE SAFAVID QUR'AN, SIGNED GHIYATH AL-DIN MUHAMMAD HUSSEIN AL-HAFEZ AL-SBZWADI, DATED 17 JUMADA AL-AWWAL 916AH/THURSDAY 22 AUGUST 1510AD

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    A MINIATURE SAFAVID QUR'AN, SIGNED GHIYATH AL-DIN MUHAMMAD HUSSEIN AL-HAFEZ AL-SBZWADI, DATED 17 JUMADA AL-AWWAL 916AH/THURSDAY 22 AUGUST 1510AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 491ff. with 12ll. of black naskh with corrections in red arranged within a gold border with outer blue rule, opening illuminated bifolium, in later tooled brown morocco binding - folio 3 1/4 x 2 1/2in (8.2 x 6.3cm)


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