Koran Persia Tehran 1866 (3)

Catalog Number 23775
 
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A leaf from an illuminated Qajar Koran during the rule of Nasir al-Din Shah (1848-1896), Persian, Tehran, 1866, on paper (220 x 200 mm.). There are fourteen lines of text of bold naskhi script in a competent hand within gilded cloud-bands and ruled borders; each top of the page is capped by an andornment in gold and blue ink, small roundels make the verse endings, illuminated marginal ornaments, sura heading in red thuluth script within illuminated rectangles. Verso: fourteen lines of text of bold naskhi script in a competent hand within gilded cloud-bands and ruled borders. Condition of this leaf is Fine [F].

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