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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 10

    QUR'AN

    SIGNED IBN MUHAMMAD SA'ID MUHAMMAD, QAJAR IRAN, DATED TUESDAY 24 SHAWWAL AH 1228/20 OCTOBER 1813 AD

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    QUR'AN
    SIGNED IBN MUHAMMAD SA'ID MUHAMMAD, QAJAR IRAN, DATED TUESDAY 24 SHAWWAL AH 1228/20 OCTOBER 1813 AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 306ff., each folio with 11ll. of black naskh script, with Persian interlinear translation in red nasta'liq script, sura headings in large red thuluth script, text within red and blue rules, with marginal markers in red thuluth script, catchwords, opening bifolio with two illuminated headpieces, colophon signed and dated, with later added notes, in brown stamped morocco binding
    Text panel 8 ½ x 5 ¼in. (21.8 x 13.3cm.); folio 11 5/8 x 7 ¾in. (29.6 x 19.7cm.)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 10 October 1988, lot 184