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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 135

    A QUR'AN SECTION, SPAIN OR NORTH AFRICA, 14TH CENTURY

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    A QUR'AN SECTION, SPAIN OR NORTH AFRICA, 14TH CENTURY
    Qu'ran X, sura yunus, v.24-XII, sura yusuf, v. 57, manuscript on parchment, 29ff., each with 12ll. of sepia maghribi, verse count marked with gold trefoils and half palmette every fifth verse, diacritical marks in blue, green, yellow and red vowelling, gold kufic sura headings issuing gold interlace marginal palmettes with blue outline, later binding - folio 7 3/8 x 6 1/8in (18.6 x 15.6cm)


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