• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 182

    QUR'AN SECTION (JUZ')

    IRAN, 14TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    QUR'AN SECTION (JUZ')
    IRAN, 14TH CENTURY
    Comprising the 11th juz', Arabic manuscript on paper, 19ff. plus one fly-leaf, each folio with 6ll. of black naskh and 3ll. of black muhaqqaq above, in the middle and below, sura headings in gold naskh, gold rosette verse markers, with later illuminated opening folio in the 15th century style, repairs to the margins, in stamped brown morocco binding with flap
    Folio 11½ x 7½in. (29.4 x 19.2cm.)


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