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    Sale 7665

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    30 April 2008, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 110

    Pouran Jinchi (Iranian, b. 1959)

    Tajvid # 1 (Sora Al Mujaadila to Sora Al Mu'arij

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    Pouran Jinchi (Iranian, b. 1959)
    Tajvid # 1 (Sora Al Mujaadila to Sora Al Mu'arij
    signed and dated 'P. Jinchi 2007' (lower left)
    ink on paper
    144 x 53in. (365.8 x 134.6 cm.)
    Executed in 2007


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    This is a scroll more than 144in. (365.8cm.) long, of which two details are shown.
    The text in this work is a section from the Holy Qur'an. All the letters have been omitted, leaving only the short vowels (normally written above and below the Arabic letters) , Sura headings and verse numbering.