London, South Kensington
30 April 2004
A SMALL QUR'AN, QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
Manuscript on paper, 223ff. with 21ll. of black naskh, gold roundels between verses, sura headings in red on gold illuminated panels, marginal medallions, opening bifolio illuminated in gold and colours, signed by the scribe Muhammad Hashim al-Sa'igl? al-Isfahani, gold floral lacquer binding -- Folio 12.8 x 7.5cm.
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