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An illuminated Qur’an hizb (XLII), Egypt, Mamluk, 14th century
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 8,125 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
56
An illuminated Qur’an hizb (XLII), Egypt, Mamluk, 14th century
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 8,125 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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An illuminated Qur’an hizb (XLII), Egypt, Mamluk, 14th century
Text: surah Luqman (XXXI), verse 22 to surah al-Ahzab (XXXIII), verse 30
Arabic manuscript on paper, 36 leaves plus 2 flyleaves, 5 lines to the page, written in muhaqqaq script in black ink, verses separated by gold and polychrome rosettes, surah headings written in polychrome and gold thuluth, marginal gold and polychrome verse markers, in stamped modern leather binding, with flap
26.2 by 19cm.
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Provenance

Sotheby's London, 29 April 1998, lot 19.

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