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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 27

    QUR'AN FOLIO

    WESTERN IRAN, LATE 12TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    QUR'AN FOLIO
    WESTERN IRAN, LATE 12TH CENTURY
    Qur'an II, sura al-baqara, vv.217-8, Arabic manuscript on paper with 5ll. of bold black muhaqqaq outlined with gold, vocalisation in red, blue and gold, letter pointing in green, gold and silver, roundel between verses with the word aya in kufic, slight staining, illumination slightly oxidised
    Folio 13¾ x 10¼in. (34.9 x 26cm.)


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    Other leaves from this Qur'an were sold at Sotheby's, 25 April 2002, lots 10-11 and Bonhams, 2 May 2001, lot 13.

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