A MONUMENTAL ILLUMINATED QUR'AN JUZ' (X), MESOPOTAMIA, LATE 13TH/14TH CENTURY |
8,000 - 10,000 GBP
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- 48 by 30cm.
text: surah al-Anfal (VIII), v.40 to surah at-Tauba (IX), v.98Arabic manuscript on paper, 8 leaves, 14 lines to the page, written in large black muhaqqaq script, verses separated by gold and blue rosettes, gold and polychrome marginal khams and ‘ashr, f.3a with surah heading in blue, in brown stamped morocco binding