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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 208

    QUR'AN

    SIGNED KHALID BIN AHMAD AL-JAMAL, MECCA, OTTOMAN HEJAZ, DATED THURSDAY MORNING 29 DHU AL-HIJJA AH 1210/5 JULY 1796 AD

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    QUR'AN
    SIGNED KHALID BIN AHMAD AL-JAMAL, MECCA, OTTOMAN HEJAZ, DATED THURSDAY MORNING 29 DHU AL-HIJJA AH 1210/5 JULY 1796 AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 261ff. plus one fly-leaf, each folio with 15ll. of back cursive script, with red roundel verse markers, sura headings in red naskh script, opening bifolio with two polychrome illuminated headpieces, with catchwords, colophon signed and dated, in reddish brown stamped morocco binding
    Folio 12 ¼ x 8 ¼in. (31.3 x 21cm.)


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    The colophon states that this Qur'an was copied in Muzdalifa, a renowned Hajj station east of Mecca.

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