Lot 703Persia - A fairly large leaf from an...

Auction Date: 23/02/2019 at 10am

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Persia - A fairly large leaf from an illuminated Koran, Safavid Persia, early 17th century - on paper (260 x 165 mm.). There are ten lines to the page written in large Naskhi script with diacritics and vowel points in black and red ink, gold roundels decorated with blue dots between verses, margins ruled in blue and gold, catch words in wide margins, illuminated marginal devices, occasional marginal commentaries, sura headings written in thuluth script on illuminated panels. The verso ten lines to the page written in large Naskhi script with diacritics and vowel points in black and red ink, gold roundels decorated with blue dots between verses, margins ruled in blue and gold, catch words in wide margins, illuminated marginal devices, occasional marginal commentaries, sura headings written in thuluth script on illuminated panels. Plus 5 other leaves in this lot which are text only and contain no embellishments or decorations. Each Size 6½” × 10¼”. (6)

Guide Price: £55.00 - £75.00

(Not sold)

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