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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 166

    A QAJAR QUR'AN, A KASHMIRI QUR'AN AND A QAJAR MANUSCRIPT, IRAN AND INDIA, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A QAJAR QUR'AN, A KASHMIRI QUR'AN AND A QAJAR MANUSCRIPT, IRAN AND INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
    The first manuscript on paper, 299ff. with 14ll. of black naskh, illuminated bifolium, gold roundels between verses, sura headings in red, tooled brown leather binding - folio 5 1/4 x 3 1/4in (13.2 x 8.2cm); the second manuscript on paper, 312ff. with 13ll. of neat black naskh, opening double illumination, gold roundels between verses, gold medallion marginal markers, red vocalization and marginal notes, final immuminated bifolium, brown leather binding with gold tooled cartouches and spandrels - folio 10 1/4 x 6in (26 x 15.2); and another manuscript (3) (3)


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