• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 330

    A GROUP OF EARLY QUR'AN AND MANUSCRIPT LEAVES, IRAN AND EGYPT, 9TH-12TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF EARLY QUR'AN AND MANUSCRIPT LEAVES, IRAN AND EGYPT, 9TH-12TH CENTURY
    Comprising two folios in black kufic with red vowel markers and marginal illumination; a 8th-9th century vellum folio; two Mamluk folios with bold thuluth script and gold marginal roundels; four folios of a 12th century manuscript with marginal decoration; an early painting of a battle 12th century Egypt and five others (15)


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DJAFAR GHAZI