Lot 11
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A QUR’AN SECTION IN EASTERN KUFIC SCRIPT, NEAR EAST OR PERSIA, 12TH CENTURY AD

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10,000 - 15,000 GBP
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12,500 GBP
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text: surah Hud (XI) v.123 to surah an-Nahl (XVI) v.58Arabic manuscript on paper, 17 leaves plus 2 fly-leaves, 17 lines to the page written in Eastern Kufic in black ink, verses separated by gold clusters, the margins with polychrome geometrical verse markers, 5 surah headings written in gold outlined in black, incomplete, in later brown leather binding with stamped gilt decoration
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