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A Kashmiri Qur'an North India, late 18th century Arabic manuscript on paper, 384ff, with 15ll....

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Lot 97

A Kashmiri Qur'an
North India, late 18th century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 384ff, with 15ll....

Starting Bid: £550

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

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Lot 97

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A Kashmiri Qur'an

North India, late 18th century

Arabic manuscript on paper, 384ff, with 15ll. of black naskh arranged within cloud bands on gold per page, gold roundel verse markers, surah headers in cobalt naskh on a gold ground with gold and cobalt floral decoration, 7 illuminated bifolios, extensive marginal decoration in gold and polychrome, margins trimmed, rebound, in floral lacquer binding, with possible date to medallion, folio 18 x 10.2cm. 

Provenance: Formerly in the private collection of 'Abd al-Wahhab Khan, Nizam ul-Mulk (1848-1916) and thence by descent in the early 20th century to a private London collection

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