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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 7

    A QUR'AN SIGNED GHULAM HASSAN AL-HAWRANI, INDIA, PROBABLY LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    A QUR'AN SIGNED GHULAM HASSAN AL-HAWRANI, INDIA, PROBABLY LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, 436ff. with 12ll. of black naskh within gold border, outer blue ruler, gold roundels between verses, marginal illumination, headings in white on gilt ground with blue, opening illuminated bifolium with shamsa either side, subsequent six illuminated bifolium, in European red morocco binding with tooled gilt decoration - folio 7 x 4 1/4in (17.8 x 10.8cm)


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