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Lot 46 A LARGE TIMURID QURAN, 15TH CENTURY

Reference: ARTISLA19125

Arabic manuscript on buff paper, 393 leaves plus two flyleaves, 11 lines to the page, written in naskh script in black ink with three large lines, folio 1b-2a bearing the text of Surah al-Fatiha in white thuluth script within two radiating shamsas within the fully illuminated panels, surah headings in white Riqʿah script on gold and polychrome illuminated panels, catchwords, verses separated by gold roundels pointed in blue, remargined and ruled in red and blue, margins ruled in colours and gold catchwords, occasional marginal notes, marginal verse markers in the form of quatrefoil and drop-shaped illuminated medallions, final surah followed by a two illuminated double pages prayer to be read after completion of the recitation of the Quran, the end of the manuscript with six pages prayers in naskh and nastaliq scripts, in gilt stamped brown morocco binding, the doublures of brown morocco with fine, cut-out gilt and black scrolling arabesques over blue ground. Folio: 38.5 by 25 cm.
Text panel: 25 by 16.5 cm.

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