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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 4

    A QUR'AN SECTION

    SELJUK IRAN, CIRCA 12TH CENTURY

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    A QUR'AN SECTION
    SELJUK IRAN, CIRCA 12TH CENTURY
    Qur'an LXXVIII (al-naba'), v.18 to Qur'an XC (al-balad), v.12, and Qur'an XCII (al-layl), v.92 to Qur'an XCVI (al-'alaq), v.9, Arabic manuscript on paper, 9ff., 15ll. of black eastern kufic to the page, with Persian interlinear translation in black cursive, gold and polychrome rosette verse markers, sura headings in gold thuluth outlined in black with polychrome, some issuing a marginal palmette, with illuminated marginal medallions, catchwords, copious notes in red and black, old repairs
    Folio 12 ¼ x 8in. (31.2 x 20.4cm.)


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    Please note that the Gulf Cooperation Council has imposed a ban on the importation of Iranian goods to or via its member states.  Some of the member states are enforcing the ban strictly such as Saudi Arabia.  Please check with your shippers on whether you will be able to ship Iranian artworks to the GCC member states.