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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 265

    FIVE LEAVES FROM TWO QUR'AN MANUSCRIPTS, MAMLUK EGYPT OR SYRIA, CIRCA 14TH CENTURY

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    FIVE LEAVES FROM TWO QUR'AN MANUSCRIPTS, MAMLUK EGYPT OR SYRIA, CIRCA 14TH CENTURY
    Manuscript on paper, two folios from a mansucript on dark buff paper with 5ll. of black thuluth, gold rosettes between verses, one with a gold marginal medallion with the verse count, text block outlined with gold and blue - Folio 14¼ x 10¼ (36.4 x 26.5cm.); the other manuscript with 14ll. of black muhaqqaq, gold roundels between verses, illuminated marginal medallions with the verse count marked in gold Eastern kufic, one folio with a sura heading in blue thuluth - Folio 18¾ x 12¼in. (47.7 x 31.3cm.), all folios with card mounts (5)


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    The second image for Lot 265 has been incorrectly numbered as Lot 256