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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 180

    QUR'AN

    MUGHAL INDIA, 18TH CENTURY

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    QUR'AN
    MUGHAL INDIA, 18TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, ..ff., each folio with 12ll. of black naskh script, each line in cloud band on gold ground, sura headings in white on gold ground, text within gold and polychrome rules, with marginal illuminated markers, opening bifolio with gold and polychrome illuminated margins, following folio with illuminated headpiece, with catchwords, marginal notes, later owner's notes, one dated AH 1277, with Armenian inscription, seal impressions, in fine Qajar lacquer binding with gilt and polychrome floral decoration
    Text panel 4 3/8 x 2in. (11.3 x 5.2cm.); folio 6 5/8 x 3 5/8in. (16.8 x 9.3cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRINCELY QAJAR COLLECTION