• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 176

    THREE QUR'AN SECTIONS

    ILKHANID IRAN, LATE 13TH/EARLY 14TH CENTURY

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    THREE QUR'AN SECTIONS
    ILKHANID IRAN, LATE 13TH/EARLY 14TH CENTURY
    Comprising in parts or full, Qur'an VI to VII, IX to XI, XIII to XVI, XXI to XXIII, XXV to XXXII, XXXIV to XXXV, XXXVII to XLII, Arabic manuscript on paper, 23ff., 16ff. and 16ff., each with 15ll. of black rayhani, sura headings in gold naskh outlined with black with polychrome diacritics, gold and polychrome rosette verse markers, fine marginal illuminated markers in various shapes and colours, later catchwords, misbound, trimmed, minor waterstaining, in modern red cloth cover binding
    Folio 14 x 11½in. (35.4 x 29.3cm.)


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