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.
Japanese Yuzen Chiyogami Washi Paper (Floral Design 07) - A4 Sheet
An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnameh: Hushang Killing the Black Demon, Persia, Safavid, Qazvin or Mashhad, 988 AH/1580 AD gouache heightened with gold on polished paper, 9 lines of text in black nasta'liq script within 4 columns,