• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 377

    TWO KASHMIRI ILLUMINATED QURANS, INDIA, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO KASHMIRI ILLUMINATED QURANS, INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, the first 426ff. with 15ll. of neat black naskh within cloudbands on a gilt ground, corrections in red, headings with floral detail on a blue ground, text on each page surrounded by floral outer border, two illuminated bifolium, in a textile cover - folio 19.2 x 12cm; the second 489ff. with 12ll. of neat black naskh within ruled lines, outer border of gilt, two illuminated bifolium, with added date of 1104AH/1692AD (2)


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