Keywords: finispiece

4 objects

Fragment of a section (juz’) of a Qur’an

Manuscript; A section (Juz’) from the Qur’an; verses of Sura Hud (Prophet Hud) and Sura Yusuf (Prophet Joseph), sura 11, 12, verse 89 of sura 11 to verse 52 of sura 12 with few folios missing in between the verses; Arabic in black kufic script; vocalized in red, blue and green; 17 folios with illuminated …


A section (juz’) of a Qur’an, sura 3:92-170

Manuscript; section of Qur’an; Sura al- Imran (Family of Imran) 3:92-170; text: Arabic in brown magribi script with heading in thuluth script; vocalized in purple, tashdid and sukun in blue; 40 folios with a frontispiece (fols. 1verso, 2recto), inscription (folio 39verso) and a finispiece (folio 40 recto), an unwan (folio 2verso), verse markers, roundels, stylized …


The Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdausi (d. 1020)

Manuscript; Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; Persian in black nasta’liq script; headings in white; 540 folios with illuminated double frontispiece (fols. 1 verso, 2 recto, and 2 verso, 3 recto), 2 sarlawh (fols. 3, 9 verso), 30 paintings, 1 dated colophon (folio 539 recto), and a finispiece (fols. 539 verso, 540 recto); seals (folio …