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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 8

    A QUR'AN SECTION (JUZ')

    FATIMID OR AYYUBID EGYPT, 12TH/13TH CENTURY

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    A QUR'AN SECTION (JUZ')
    FATIMID OR AYYUBID EGYPT, 12TH/13TH CENTURY
    Juz' XVI, Arabic manuscript on paper, 41ff., 5ll. of bold black naskh to the page, titles in larger script, opening folio with waqf inscription giving the name of a lady, Sitt Al-Baha bint Salih bint Nasir 'Ali and Shaykh Jamal al-Din Abi 'Abdullah Muhammad bin Abi al-Fadl bin Zayd al-Dawla'i, with added signature and date, in 12th/13th century tooled morocco with flap
    Folio 7 ¼ x 5 7/8in. (18 x 14.8cm.)


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