11th Juz of a Bilingual Qur'an, Iran qâjâr,... - Lot 83 - Thierry de Maigret

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11th Juz of a Bilingual Qur'an, Iran qâjâr,... - Lot 83 - Thierry de Maigret
11th Juz of a Bilingual Qur'an, Iran qâjâr, 19th century
Incomplete manuscript on paper of 12 lines of text in Arabic in black ink in cursive calligraphy, the Persian interlinear translation in red ink. Gold and polychrome illuminated frontispiece of a gilded mantling decorated with flowers and housing a fleuron inscribed with the juz number and a blue medallion. A sura title illuminated in red ink in a gold cartouche on a polychrome background. Medallions separating verses and marginal ornaments illuminated in gold and polychrome.
Bound in light brown leather with embossed decoration of simple fleurons at the four corners and arranged in a cross in the centre. On the first page, text in Persian and Arabic sealed with a tughra and giving the date AH 1284 / AD 1867.
(Condition: a few stains, some detached folios, page borders damaged).
Bound size: 26.2 x 15.8 cm.
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