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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 10

    AN ILKHANID QUR'AN JUZ, IRAN, 14TH CENTURY

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    AN ILKHANID QUR'AN JUZ, IRAN, 14TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 44ff. with 5ll. of large black muhaqqaq script within gold border, gold rosettes with blue and red between verses, similar marginal decoration, opening illuminated bifolium with text arranged within cloud bands on red cross-hatched ground with blue split-palmette motifs, above and below text blue rectangular panels with inscription cartouche and gilt floral decoration, added date of AH965/1557AD


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