Illuminated, complete Qur'an manuscript

Quran. Illuminated, complete Qur'an manuscript.

[Kashmir], ca. 1770 / 18th century.

8vo (149 x 94 mm). Illuminated Arabic ms. on paper, 211 ff., 20 lines, Naskh script. Double-page 'unwan on first two pages shows elaborate gilt and coloured ornamentation. Framed by strings of three gold and black lines. Gold discs between verses, sura headings written in gold. Original lacquer binding decorated with flowers.


Traces of use, otherwise in good condition. Binding restored.

Art.-Nr.: BN#48523 Schlagwörter: , ,