Lot 752

Ten loose Qur’anic folios, Iran, late 17th – 18th century
Arabic manuscript on gold-sprinkled paper, comprising several inconsequential verses from the Qur’an, six folios with 13ll. to the page of black ink naskh script, with full diacritic marks, gold roundels as verse markers, red ink corrections and marginal notes, the sura heading in white ink against a gold ground, several marginal illuminated roundels and medallions in blue and gold pigments, within gold rules, mounted, framed and glazed, the text panel 12cm x 6.5cm and the folio 15cm x 9cm; and four folios with 14ll. to the page of black ink naskh script, with full diacritic marks, red ink corrections, gold and polychrome roundels as verse markers, the sura heading in gold ink contoured in black ink, within gold rules, mounted, framed and glazed, the text panel 11cm x 6cm.

Estimate: £150-£200