Lot 14
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AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN JUZ (IX), EGYPT, MAMLUK, 15TH CENTURY |

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10,000 - 15,000 GBP
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Description

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
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