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AN ILLUMINATED QUR'AN, PERSIA, SAFAVID, 16TH CENTURY

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Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £
ca. 33.477 $ - 50.216 $
Zuschlagspreis:  43.750 £
ca. 73.231 $
Los-Nr. 47, Aufrufe: 48

An illuminated Qur'an, Persia, Safavid, 16th century Arabic manuscript on paper, 455 leaves plus 3 flyleaves, 11 lines to the page written in alternating black naskh script and gold and blue larger muhaqqaq script, surah headings in white thuluth within polychrome illuminated panels, illuminated marginal devices throughout, opening double-page illuminated frontispiece in colours and gold, followed by a further illuminated headpiece for surah al-baqarah, double page illuminated finispiece and falnama, binding reversed with remnants of filigreework 23.4 by 15cm.

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Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: Arts of the Islamic World 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Auktionsdatum: 09.04.2014
Adresse: Sotheby's
London