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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 3

    A KUFIC QUR'AN FOLIO

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

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    A KUFIC QUR'AN FOLIO
    ABBASID NEAR EAST OR NORTH AFRICA, 9TH/10TH CENTURY
    Qur'an LXXII (al-jinn), v.27 to Qur'an LXXIII (al-muzammil), v.20, Arabic manuscript on vellum, 17ll. of sepia kufic to the page, clusters of gold roundels as verse markers, red reading marks, sura heading a long polychrome cartouche with floral decoration issuing a gold palmette, gold marginal marker in kufic
    7 7/8 x 10 ¼in. (20 x 26cm.)


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