Koran Persia 1809 (12)

Catalog Number 6406
 
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Country of Origin

Persia

Source

Koran

Date

1809

Language

Arabic with inter liner of Persian

Script

Naskh

Scribe

Unknown

Size of Leaf

310 x 190 mm. approximately [12.25 x 7.5 in.]

Condition

Fine

Description

A Illuminated manuscript leaf from a large Koran on polish ivory paper 310 x 190 mm. approximately [12.25 x 7.5 in.] with twelve lines of black naskh script between gold rules, gold roundels between verses, Sura headings in red on gold panels with polychrome floral spandrels, Early Qujar Persia AH 1224/1809-10 A.D. Red Persian interlinear translation, extensive marginal commentary within gold clouds, elsewhere in the form of Cyprus trees and finial shapes. Verso: twelve lines of naskh script. This is a unusual and a beautiful acquisition for an Islamic collection. Condition of this leaf is Fine [F].

Price:
$100.00
SKU:
6406
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