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Lot 8
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A Group of Six Qur'an Leaves in Maghribi Script, North Africa or Andalusia, Late 12th-13th century AD

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 GBP
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Description

  • ink on paper
  • 33.3 by 16.2cm. approx. each leaf
TEXT: SURAH AL-NUR (XXIV), PART OF VERSE 15 TO PART OF VERSE 26
Arabic manuscript on thick pink paper, 5 lines to the page, written in large Maghribi script, letter pointing (i'jam) and vocalisation in gold and silver, verses separated by illuminated roundels containing 'abjad letters in blue, white and red, 1 leaf with a large roundel with geometric motif in white surrounded by gold dots and outlined in blue

Catalogue Note

For more information on these Qur'an leaves please see catalogue note to lot 1.
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