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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 12

    QUR'AN

    SIGNED ZAYN AL-'ABIDIN BIN MUHAMMAD SADIQ, KARKABUD, QAJAR IRAN, DATED MONDAY END OF RAMADAN AH 1215/FEBRUARY 1801 AD

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    QUR'AN
    SIGNED ZAYN AL-'ABIDIN BIN MUHAMMAD SADIQ, KARKABUD, QAJAR IRAN, DATED MONDAY END OF RAMADAN AH 1215/FEBRUARY 1801 AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 216ff. plus one fly-leaf, each folio with 17ll. of elongated black naskh script, with gold roundel verse markers, sura headings in white thuluth script on gold illuminated cartouche, text within blue and black-ruled gold frame, opening bifolio with two gold and polychrome illuminated headpieces, and illuminated margins, with catchwords, marginal markers in red, colophon signed and dated, in reused Qajar floral lacquer binding
    Text panel 5 1/8 x 2 5/8in. (12.8 x 6.8cm.); folio 6 ¾ x 3 7/8in. (17.3 x 9.8cm.)


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