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    Sale 5830

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    3 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 23

    A NORTH AFRICAN QUR'AN, DATED AH1042/1632AD

    Price Realised  

    A NORTH AFRICAN QUR'AN, DATED AH1042/1632AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 185ff. with 13ll. of black muhaqqaq with some words in gilt, some in blue and in red, headings in larger red and blue script on a scrolling gilt ground, 4 pages of illumination, including illustrations of a mihrab, in brown tooled morocco binding - folio 4 x 3 3/4in (10 x 9.5cm)


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