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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 88

    QUR'AN SECTION

    MOROCCO, 18TH CENTURY

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    QUR'AN SECTION
    MOROCCO, 18TH CENTURY
    Juz' XI, XII and XIII (until Qur'an XIII, al-ra'd, v. 18), Arabic manuscript on paper, 56 ff., one fly-leaf, 9ll. of black maghribi to the page, with polychrome reading marks and diacritics, sura headings in large blue script, text within blue and red rules, with marginal markers, opening folio with isti'dha in blue script in gold cartouche, in Ottoman stamped morocco
    Text panel 6 5/8 x 4 1/8in. (16.8 x 10.4cm.); folio 9 ¼ x 6 5/8in. (23.7 x 16.7cm.)


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