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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 222

    A BIFOLIUM FROM A QUR'AN, ANDALUSIA OR MAGHREB, 12TH-13TH CENTURY

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    A BIFOLIUM FROM A QUR'AN, ANDALUSIA OR MAGHREB, 12TH-13TH CENTURY
    Manuscript on parchment, with 9ll. of black sepia maghribi, diacritical marks in red, green and blue, verses marked with the word ayah in gold kufic within roundels, other illuminated roundels marking every tenth verse with the verse number written in gold on a green ground, the fifth verse marked with a half palmette - folio 9 7/8 x 7 1/8in (24.8 x 18.3cm) (2)


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