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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 18

    QUR’AN

    MUGHAL INDIA, LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    QUR’AN
    MUGHAL INDIA, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 419ff. plus two fly-leaves, each folio with 13ll. of black naskh script, text panel outlined in gold and blue, gold roundel verse markers, gold and polychrome section markers, sura headings in white naskh script against a gold background, opening and closing bifolios with gold and polychrome illumination, the second bifolio with text in cloud bands reserved against gold ground, middle page with illuminated gold borders and text in cloud bands reserved against gold ground, occasional repairs to the margins, in later binding
    Text panel 5 ¼ x 2¾in. (13.4 x 7 cm.); folio 7 1/8x 4 1/8in. (18 x 10.5cm.)


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