• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 379

    A TIMURID QUR'AN JUZ, IRAN, 14TH CENTURY

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    A TIMURID QUR'AN JUZ, IRAN, 14TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 14ff., each page with three headings in bold thuluth script and below 4ll. of black naskh, gold rosette verse markers beween floral gilt borders, gold roundels to margins, opening folio with illuminated header, in brown morocco binding with tooled gilt medallion - folio 9 3/4 x 7 1/8in (24.5 x 18.3cm)


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