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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 20

    QUR'AN

    MUGHAL INDIA, LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    QUR'AN
    MUGHAL INDIA, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 371ff. plus nine fly-leaves, each folio with 15ll. of black naskh script, with gold roundel verse markers outlined in black, sura headings in white thuluth script within gold illuminated cartouches, text within blue and black-ruled gold frame, with illuminated marginal medallions, numerous bifolios with gold and polychrome floral marginal markers, opening bifolio illuminated in gold and polychrome, in Indian stamped morocco binding
    Text panel 4 ¼ x 2 1/8in. (10.9 x 5.4cm.); folio 6 1/8 x 3 ¾in. (15.6 x 9.8cm.)


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