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A Qur'an Leaf in Kufic Script on Vellum, North Africa or Middle East, circa 9th century AD, 9th Century

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18,000 - 25,000 GBP
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46,850 GBP
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Description

  • Vellum
  • leaf: 33 by 25cm.
text: surah al-rum (XXX), part of verse 50 to surah luqman (XXXI), verse 1
Arabic manuscript on vellum, 13-14 lines to the page written in elongated kufic script in black ink, vocalisation in the form of red dots, verses marked by triangular clusters made up of 3 gold dots, gold sura heading on the verso with a large illuminated gold rosette

Catalogue Note

See catalogue note to previous lot.
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