Coran miniature

Lot 39
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2000 - 3000 EUR
Coran miniature
Iran, Qajar art, 19th century Arabic manuscript on paper, ink, gold and gouache, 272 ff. plus 2ff. of endpapers, 18 ll. per page written in naskh with black ink. verses separated by small gold dots, titles of suras in red on gold background. Double-frontispiece illuminated in gold and polychrome with text inscribed in reserve in clouds on gold background. Owner's stamps on the endpapers. Bound in papier-mâché and lacquered with gol-o-bolbol decoration. 10 x 7 cm
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