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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 98

    A MONGOL QUR'AN, IRAN, 14TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MONGOL QUR'AN, IRAN, 14TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on buff paper, 270ff with 15ll. of black muhaqqaq script with diacriticals in black ink and margin notes in red, opening bifolium with gilt decoration with 7ll. of black muhaqqaq script on a square gilt panel with rectangular headers above and below with gilt arabesque on a cobalt ground, gold roundels to margins, restored, some pages with restoration, in brown morocco with tooled edges, green silk cloth cover - folio 13 x 10 3/4in (33 x 27.5cm)


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