9 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 4,750
THREE RASULID QUR'AN FOLIOS, YEMEN, FIRST HALF OF THE 14TH CENTURY
Ink, pigment and gold on paper, the first with the Surat al-mujadila (LVIII-19) and the Surat al-hashr (LIX-1-4) with verse headers in muhaqqaq script with gold floral elements, with central gilded motif and 5 ll. of naskh above and below; the second with the Surat yunus (X-90-99), verse header in black muhaqqaq script outlined with gold, with marginal roundels to right, text in black naskh script; the third with the surat taha (XX-46-61), verse headers in muhaqqaq, marginal decoration to left (3)
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A further leaf from this manuscript is in the Khalili Collection
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James, D. The Master Scribes, Oxford, 1992, p. 160.