Pocket Qur´an. Object Name: Non-illustrated manuscript; Date: dated A.H. 1200/ A.D. 1785; Geography: Country of Origin Iran; Medium: Manuscript: Ink,

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Pocket Qur´an. Object Name: Non-illustrated manuscript; Date: dated A.H. 1200/ A.D. 1785; Geography: Country of Stock Photo
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Pocket Qur´an. Object Name: Non-illustrated manuscript; Date: dated A.H. 1200/ A.D. 1785; Geography: Country of Origin Iran; Medium: Manuscript: Ink,
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Pocket Qur´an. Object Name: Non-illustrated manuscript; Date: dated A.H. 1200/ A.D. 1785; Geography: Country of Origin Iran; Medium: Manuscript: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; Dimensions: H. 4 5/16 in. (11 cm); Classification: Codices; Credit Line: Louis E. and Theresa S. Seley Purchase Fund for Islamic Art, 2013 / The small size of this finely illuminated Qur´an manuscript renders it a portable, intimate object with protective powers. Its use as a talisman is further confirmed by an annotation in a cartouche that refers to it as tilism (Arabic word for talisman) and the inclusion of a Qur´anic divination chart (fal-i Qur´an) at the back of the manuscript.; Inscription: Inscribed: Saturday, 1st Muharram A.H.1200/A.D. 1785; Provenance: Sotheby´s, London, April 24, 2013, no. 21, to Nader; [ Massoud Nader, London, 2013; sold to MMA]