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QUR'AN, WRITTEN IN MECCA WITH ORIGINAL FLORAL LACQUER BINDING, INDIA, 17TH CENTURY, 185 X 118 CM
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A QUR'AN ON GOLD PAPER, INDIA, MUGHAL OR DECCAN, 18TH CENTURY, Illuminated Arabic manuscript on gold paper, 416 leaves, 14 lines per page written in neat naskhi script in black ink on gold-coated paper, gold discs between verses, sura headings written in white on ruled panels, opening folio with prayers, fully illuminated double page with text of Surat al-Fatiha, further illuminated double page with beginning of Surat al-Baqara, final pages with closing prayers, contemporary gilded covers with flowers painted in colours over gold, varnished, set into later brown morocco binding\n18.5 by 11.8cm.
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Illuminated Arabic manuscript on gold paper, 416 leaves, 14 lines per page written in neat naskhi script in black ink on gold-coated paper, gold discs between verses, sura headings written in white on ruled panels, opening folio with prayers, fully illuminated double page with text of Surat al-Fatiha, further illuminated double page with beginning of Surat al-Baqara, final pages with closing prayers, contemporary gilded covers with flowers painted in colours over gold, varnished, set into later brown morocco binding

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18.5 by 11.8cm.


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