London, South Kensington
18 April 2016
TURKEY OR IRAN, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
Arabic manuscript on paper, each folio with 14ll. of small black naskh script, sura headings in black thuluth script within gold cartouches, text with black and gold rules, reading marks in red, the opening bifolio illuminated in gold and polychrome but a later replacement, final folios a later replacement, in cloth covered binding
Folio 2 ¾ x 2 ¾in. (7.3 x 7.3cm.)
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