• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 268

    A MAGHRIBI QUR'AN WITH OPENING AND FINAL FOLIOS REPLACED, NORTH AFRICA, 14TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MAGHRIBI QUR'AN WITH OPENING AND FINAL FOLIOS REPLACED, NORTH AFRICA, 14TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 143ff. with 18ll. of black naskh, with marginal decoration, sura headings in gold, trefoil gold verse markers, within red and outer blue rule, , in floral gilt decorated ottoman binding - 9 x 6 1/2in (23 x 16.5cm)


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    Provenance

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE DJAFAR GHAZI