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Auction: Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds
was auctioned on: 9 October 2015
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A SECTION FROM A LARGE QUR'AN

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Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000
ca. US$4,599 - US$6,132
Price realised:  £3,250
ca. US$4,982
Lot number 234, Views: 56

A SECTION FROM A LARGE QUR'AN
ILKHANID IRAN, 14TH CENTURY
A SECTION FROM A LARGE QUR'AN ILKHANID IRAN, 14TH CENTURY Qur'an XXXIV ( sura saba ), vv.23-41, Qur'an XXXV ( sura fatir ), vv.18-37, Qur'an XXXIX ( sura al-zumur ), vv.32-71 and Qur'an XL ( sura ghafir ), vv.12-28, Arabic manuscript on paper, 10ff., each folio with 9ll. of very large muhaqqaq script, with Persian interlinear translation in black naskh script, with gold roundel verse markers with polychrome highlights, numerous marginal section markers as gold and polychrome illuminated medallions, old repairs 18 5/8 x 13in. (47.3 x 33cm.)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds
Date of the auction: 9 Oct 2015
Address: Christie's
9 October 2015, London, South Kensington