18 April 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A QUR'AN SECTION
MAMLUK EGYPT, 15TH CENTURY
Comprising parts of Qur'an LVII (sura al-hadid), Qur'an LVIII (sura al-mujadila), Qur'an LXXI (sura nuh), Qur'an LXXIII (sura al-muzammil), sura LXXIV (sura al-muddaththir), Qur'an XXIV (sura al-nur), Qur'an XXIII (sura al-mu'minun), Qur'an XXII (sura al-hajj), Qur'an LVII (sura al-hadid), Arabic manuscript on paper, 21ff. plus two modern fly-leaves, each folio with 13ll. of bold black naskh script, with gold rosette verse markers highlighted in blue and red, outlined in black, sura headings in gold thuluth script outlined in black with blue vocalization, some original marginal markers in gold or coloured thuluth script, text within double red rules, paginated, misbound, with old repairs, in marbled paper covered binding
Text panel 10 x 7 ¾in. (25.5 x 18.7cm.); folio 12 ½ x 9 ¾in. (31.8 x 24.8cm.)
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