Notes in the front of this tiny Qur'an, in 'ghubar' script, state that it was given to the Qajar emperor Fath 'Ali Shah, reign 1798–1834, so that he could carry it in his pocket at all times. Binding is 19th C. Tabriz, Iran. Islamic manuscript: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. Laquered Binding: painted pasteboard.

Notes in the front of this tiny Qur'an, copied in 'ghubar' script, state that it was originally given to the Qajar emperor Fath 'Ali Shah (reigned so that he could carry it in his pocket at all times

Persian Islamic art. c. 1500s AD. Walters manuscript W.618 is an illuminated and illustrated Safavid copy of the collected works (Kulliyat) of Sa'di (died AD 1292). It was written by 'Abd Allah ibn Shaykh Murshid al-Katib in 1500s AD. Persian/Iranian. From Walters Art Museum: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/8162/collected-works-kulliyat/

Collected works (Kulliyat), Double-page illuminated frontispiece, Walters Art Museum Ms.

SMALL OTHOMAN QURAN KORAN-COMPLETE-EXCELLENT CALLIGRAPHY-C.AD 1850

SMALL OTHOMAN QURAN KORAN-COMPLETE-EXCELLENT CALLIGRAPHY-C.AD 1850

Ottoman Quran by Hafiz Muhammad, 1258 AH by imponk, via Flickr

Ottoman Quran by Hafiz Muhammad, 1258 AH by imponk, via Flickr

Illuminated Manuscript, Collection of poems (masnavi), Walters Art Museum Ms. W. 626, fol. 256b

Illuminated Manuscript, Collection of poems (masnavi), Walters Art Museum Ms.

Kuran, Ottoman, Prayer Rug, Ottomans, Pouf Ottoman

Islamic World, Quran, Ottomans, Modern Art, 19th Century, Turkey, Exhibitions, Auction, Peru

Islamic Art, Quran, Prayer Rug

Quran

Quran

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