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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 4

    A KUFIC QUR'AN FOLIO

    NEAR EAST OR NORTH AFRICA, 9TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A KUFIC QUR'AN FOLIO
    NEAR EAST OR NORTH AFRICA, 9TH CENTURY
    Qur'an XIV, Sura Ibrahim, parts of vv.48-52, manuscript on vellum, with 6ll. of elegant sepia kufic, diacritics indicated with blue or red dots, red and gold rosette verse markers, reverse slightly faded, small area of staining, very minor damages to edges
    8¼ x 11in. (21 x 27.9cm.)


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