Lot 5
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Two Qur'an Leaves in Kufic Script on Vellum, North Africa or Near East, Circa 9th Century

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15,000 - 25,000 GBP
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Description

  • 26.8 by 37 and 27.5 by 36.2cm.
text: surat maryam (xix) vv: 79-84 and surat taha (xx) vv: 13-17



7 lines per page written in kufic script in black ink on vellum, vocalisation of red and green dots, single verse divisions marked by a large floret decorated with red, blue and green dots around central gold and green discs, fifth verse marked with a stylised gold 'ha' outlined in brown

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