Koran Persia 1809 (2)

Catalog Number 6339
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A Illuminated manuscript leaf from a large Koran on polish ivory paper (12 ? x 7 ? inches or 310 x 190 mm.) 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, 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 beautiful acquisition for an Islamic collection. Condition of this leaf is fine [F].

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