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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 209

    A LARGE QUR'AN FOLIO AND A MAMLUK BIFOLIUM, IRAN AND SYRIA OR EGYPT, 14TH CENTURY

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    A LARGE QUR'AN FOLIO AND A MAMLUK BIFOLIUM, IRAN AND SYRIA OR EGYPT, 14TH CENTURY
    Manuscript on paper, the folio with 9ll. of black thuluth, gold rosettes between verses, black interlinear Persian translation, with a sura heading written in white riqa on an illuminated panel, card panel - folio 18 1/4 x 12 1/2in (46.4 x 31.8cm); the bifolium with 7ll. of black muhaqqa, gold rosettes between verses, gold medallion marginal illumination (2) (2)


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