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14
An illuminated Qur’an juz (IX), Egypt, Mamluk, 15th century
Estimate
10,00015,000
JUMP TO LOT
14
An illuminated Qur’an juz (IX), Egypt, Mamluk, 15th century
Estimate
10,00015,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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An illuminated Qur’an juz (IX), Egypt, Mamluk, 15th century
text: surah al A’raf (VII), v.88 to surah al Anfal (VIII) v.40
Arabic manuscript on paper, 28 leaves plus 1 fly-leaf, 7 lines to the page, written in muhaqqaq in black ink, verses separated by gold and polychrome rosettes, marginal verse markers, f.1a with illuminated heading, f.21a with a surah heading in gold thuluth outlined in black, in brown leather Mamluk-style binding with a central star medallion, with flap
35.3 by 26.4cm.
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Catalogue Note

Other sections from the same Qur'an have been sold at Christie's London, 14 October 2003, lot 12.

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