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A Qur’an, Sub-Saharan Africa, probably Sudan, dated 1914 
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
69
A Qur’an, Sub-Saharan Africa, probably Sudan, dated 1914 
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Qur’an, Sub-Saharan Africa, probably Sudan, dated 1914 
Arabic manuscript on paper, 613 leaves plus 4 flyleaves, 13 lines to the page, written in Sudani script in dark brown ink, vocalisation in red, verses separated by coloured dots, opening bifolia with polychrome geometrical decoration, 3 similar folios at the end of each quarter, brown leather binding, with flap
23.3 by 18.2cm.
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Catalogue Note

The colophon states that the present manuscript was copied from a Qur'an written by Mustafa Nahif, pupil of Hasan Efendi, under the patronage of the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II (r.1876-1909).

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