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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 3

    A KUFIC QUR'AN BIFOLIUM

    NEAR EAST OR NORTH AFRICA, 9TH/10TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A KUFIC QUR'AN BIFOLIUM
    NEAR EAST OR NORTH AFRICA, 9TH/10TH CENTURY
    Qur'an XIX and XX, Sura Maryam, vv.93-98 and Sura Taha, parts of vv.33-40, manuscript on vellum, 2ff. each with 6ll. of sepia kufic, green and red dots marking vocalisation, one folio with gold and polychrome verse marker, minor staining
    Folio 7¼ x 10¼in. (18.2 x 26cm.) (2)


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