Lot 10
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Two Large Ilkhanid Qur'an leaves, Persia, 13th century

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  • each 42 by 30.5cm.
text: surah al-a'raf (VII), part of verse 172 to verse 187
Arabic manuscripts on paper, each 12 lines to the page written in muhaqqaq script in brown ink, verses separated by gold rosettes, fifth and tenth verses marked by blue and gold roundels enclosing the words khamsa and 'ashr, each leaf with elaborate marginal illuminations decorated in blue and gold 
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