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Illuminated Manuscript Koran, The right side of an illuminated double-page frontispiece, Walters Art Museum Ms.

Gorgeous Illuminated Manuscript by Jessie Bayes : Lot 307

Title: To The Night & The Cloud - Calligraphed and Illuminated by Jessie Bayes Author: Shelley, Percy Byshe

Page of Calligraphy with Decorated Borders The Minto Album, Mir Ali c. 1505-45, possibly Iran (Chester Beatty Library)

Page of Calligraphy with Decorated Borders The Minto Album, Mir Ali c. possibly Iran (Chester Beatty Library)

QURAN Scribe and artist: Mulla Ala Bik Tabrizi?, Iran, second half of the 16th century, 15 x 10 1/8 in. (38.1 x 25.7 cm), MS. Ouseley Add. 178, fol. 2aThis ornate copy of the Quran in Arabic is a superb example of Safavid illumination. This splendid full-page image is a distinctive Islamic decorative device called a carpet page. Such panels were painted in imitation of the design of a carpet, often with geometric and floral patterns.

QURAN Scribe and artist: Mulla Ala Bik Tabrizi?, Iran, second half of the

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