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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 185

    QUR'AN

    ZAND OR QAJAR IRAN, 18TH CENTURY

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    QUR'AN
    ZAND OR QAJAR IRAN, 18TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 222ff. plus four fly-leaves, each folio with 18ll. of black naskh script, sura headings in red thuluth script, with gold roundel verse markers, text within gold, blue and black rules, opening bifolio with gold and polychrome illuminated headpieces, catchwords, paginated, in Qajar floral lacquered binding with marbled paper doublures
    Text panel 4 3/8 x 2 ¼in. (11.2 x 5.7cm.); folio 6 1/8 x 3 5/8in. (15.5 x 9.4cm.)


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