Large Quran. Iran, 19th Century


Large Quran

Manuscript on paper of two hundred forty-eight folios of twenty-eight lines of black ink Arab text, divided with Persian translation written in red ink and naskhi script. Surah titles inscribed with red ink. Double frontispiece topped with blue arcade or flowered scrollwork lining. Margins until eleventh folio, Persian annotations on divination.
Polychrome-painted lacquered paper mâché binding with floral composition.

Iran, 19th Century

Condition report : Wear and restorations, few torn pages. Soiling, humidity stains.

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  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 26 cm
  • Width in cm : 15 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2015010031