Likely to have been later associated with the juz, this binding is a fine example of Mamluk production of the fourteenth/fifteenth century. The flap and upper board come from the same original binding, while the lower board is from another example of the same period. Both covers are decorated by a central stamped medallion with interlacing geometrical patterns, the edges of the flap and upper cover consisting of a running pattern of impressions of 's-shaped' scrolls, very similar to those found on two bindings now in the Oriental Institute in Chicago (inv. no.A12144 and A12167, Bosch 1981, p.123, .and p.128, no.33), respectively attributed to Egypt and Saudi Arabia and dated to the fifteenth century.
Please call 1-800-555-5555 to order a print catalog for this sale.
Online Registration to Bid is Closed for this Sale. Would you like to watch the live sale?Watch Live Sale