• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 351

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

    Price Realised  

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