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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 137

    TWO QUR'AN LEAVES AND A CALLIGRAPHY, IRAN, 14TH AND 19TH CENTURY

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    TWO QUR'AN LEAVES AND A CALLIGRAPHY, IRAN, 14TH AND 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a bi-folium from an illuminated Mamluk Qur'an with 5ll. of muhaqqaq script, illuminated rosette verse endings and ornamental gold script in margin, from the surat Al'Imran, chapter 3: verses 19-25, mounted, Egypt, 14th century - 13 1/4 x 8 1/4in (33.5 x 21cm); a folio from a large qur'an with 12ll. of uhaqqaq, large illuminated marginal roundels, Iran, 14th century - 16 x 12in (40.6 x 30.5cm); and a calligraphy (3) (3)


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