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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 90

    SURA 18 OF A SULTANATE QUR'AN, INDIA, 15TH CENTURY

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    SURA 18 OF A SULTANATE QUR'AN, INDIA, 15TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 21ff. with 6ll. of gold outlined with black muhaqqaq, diacriticals in black, with headings in blue with red diacriticals on a red cross-hatched ground, gold rosettes, marginal illumination in teardrop form with floral decoration, opening illumination bifolium with blue and red painted border with gilt scrolling vine, in red tooled binding - folio 11 x 8 1/4in (28 x 21cm)


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