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Lot 169

Various Properties A Qur'an, Kashmir, North India, 19th century Arabic text on paper, 528ff.,...

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Lot 169

Various Properties
A Qur'an,
Kashmir, North India, 19th century
Arabic text on paper, 528ff.,...

Starting Bid: £1,000

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

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Various Properties

A Qur'an,

Kashmir, North India, 19th century

Arabic text on paper, 528ff., 4fl., 11ll. of back naskh script to the page within double red and single blue rules, the illuminated opening bifolio's head and lower boards with floral cusped cartouches within floral borders, the pillars with similar decoration, lightly lobed cupola to each side, within single blue rule issuing stylised palmettes, surah heading in red ink within single red rules, gold roundel outlined in black as verse markers, marginal markers roundels in gold twice outlined in blue with rising stylised palmette, spurious date of AH 1127/1715 AD in gold ink within a drawn peacock feather below the text panel, instructions and numbering in red ink, illegible oval seal impression in black ink to a lower left corner of a central folio, closing bi-folio text panels within stylized foliated margins within polychrome rules, trimmed, restored, some scattered patches, in European dark red verging on brown morocco binding

23.6 x 14.5cm.

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