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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 14

    A SMALL QUR’AN

    SULTANATE INDIA, 15TH CENTURY

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    A SMALL QUR’AN
    SULTANATE INDIA, 15TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 510ff. plus two fly-leaves, each folio with 15ll. of black bihari script, text panel outlined in red and black, red verse markers and sura headings, opening bifolio with gold and polychrome illumination, the last 5 folios (from the middle of sura al-Takathur) replaced, occasional repairs to the margins, in later binding with flap
    Text panel 3 1/8 x 2in. (7.8 x 5cm.); folio 4¼ x 3¼in. (10.8 x 8.4cm.)


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