26 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,125
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
QUR'AN, NORTH INDIA, 18TH-19TH CENTURY
Manuscript on buff paper, 526ff. with 11ll. of black naskh within gold rules, text block outlined with gold, sura headings in red within gold clouds, gold roundels between verses, gold marginal medallions, eight illuminated bifolia at the start of each section, red Persian interlinear translation, further commentary in black in Persian in margins, red morocco binding with tooled medallion and spandrels- Folio 13 x 8 1/8in. (33 x 20.6cm.)
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