3 May 2001,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,585
GBP 250 - GBP 400
POSSIBLY INDIA, CIRCA 18TH CENTURY AND LATER
Arabic manuscript on paper, 14ll. of minute black naskh in octangonal panel, gold roundels between verses, sura headings in red, first folio with gold inscription dated AH 1189/1775 AD, opening bifolio and final folio with later (19th century Ottoman) illumination, final folio (probably replaced) with date AH 1044/1634, brown morocco binding with black stamped medallion - 6 x 4.2cm.
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