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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1

    A QUR'AN SECTION

    NEAR EAST OR NORTH AFRICA, 9TH/10TH CENTURY

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    A QUR'AN SECTION
    NEAR EAST OR NORTH AFRICA, 9TH/10TH CENTURY
    Qur'an L (qaf), vv.16-27, vv.33-42, Qur'an LI (al-dhariyat), vv.1-11, Arabic manuscript on vellum, 5ff., 7ll. of strong sepia kufic to the page, with gold roundel verse markers, illuminated section markers inscribed in gold kufic within the text or in the margin, with polychrome reading marks, later added diacritics
    Folio 5 ½ x 8 ½in. (14 x 21.5cm.)


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