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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 419

    DECOUPÉ QUR'AN SECTION, PROBABLY SYRIA, LATE 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    DECOUPÉ QUR'AN SECTION, PROBABLY SYRIA, LATE 20TH CENTURY
    Manuscript on blue paper, 24ff. with 7ll. of white muhaqqaq, marginal medallions marking verse count, opening bifolium framed with further decoupé decoration and title of sura in Eastern kufic, final folio with colophon signed Muhammad ibn Salim al-Dimashqi, modern blue morocco binding- 9¾ x 7½in. (24.7 x 19.3cm.)


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