Lot 7
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TWO ILLUMINATED QUR’AN LEAVES, MESOPOTAMIA, 14TH CENTURY

Estimate
7,000 - 10,000 GBP
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8,750 GBP
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Description

text: surah al- An’am (VI) v.1 to end of v.7; surah al-A’raf (VII) v.114 to end of v.129Arabic manuscript on polished paper, 9 lines to the page written in thuluth script in black ink, one surah heading in gold thuluth outlined in black within clouds against a hatched red background decorated with palmettes within a gold and polychrome cartouche, verses marked by gold rosettes, gold and polychrome medallions in the margins
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