Koran Persia c 1575 (10)

Catalog Number 8652
 
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Country of Origin

Persia

Source

Koran

Date

c 1575

Language

Arabic

Script

naskhi

Scribe

Unknown

Size of Leaf

153 x 90 mm. Approximately (6.02 x 3.54 in.)

Condition

Fine

Description

A leaf from an illuminated Safavid Koran, Persia, circa 1575 A.D., Arabic manuscript on paper, (155 x 90 mm.) There are twelve lines of text to the page in black strong hand of naskhi script with full vowels and diacritical signs, gold ruled borders, sura headings in white ornamental ruja' script on a gold ground within illuminated panels, blue centered gold roundels mark the 5th and 10th verses and marginal annotations in gold and red and poly-chromed marginal medallions. Verso: twelve lines of text to the page in black strong hand of naskhi script with full vowels and diacritical signs, gold ruled borders, sura headings in white ornamental ruja' script on a gold ground within illuminated panels, blue centered gold roundels mark the 5th and 10th verses and marginal annotations in gold and red and poly-chromed marginal medallions. Although some sections of the work were in very poor condition, the majority has survived the ravages of time, however we consider this leaf to be in Fine [F] condition.

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$180.00
SKU:
8652
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