Lot 9
  • 9

An illuminated Qur’an fragment, Persia, Ilkhanid, early 14th century

Estimate
7,000 - 10,000 GBP
Sold
30,000 GBP
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Description

  • ink on paper, bound
Arabic manuscript on paper, 365 leaves, 7 lines to the page, written in elegant muhaqqaq in black ink, the intervening lines in black naskh, incomplete, gold and polychrome verse markers, 11 surah headings in polychrome thuluth script against a gold ground decorated with scrolls issuing a medallion into the margin, unbound and many folios loose
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