Lot 16
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A LARGE ILLUMINATED QUR’AN IN TWO VOLUMES, EGYPT OR YEMEN, MAMLUK OR RASULID, 15TH CENTURY |

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 GBP
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Description

Arabic manuscript on pink and cream papers, two volumes, 202 and 197 leaves each, 13 lines to the page, written in neat naskh in black ink, diacritics in red, ruled in gold, red and blue, verses separated by triple inverted comma-like markers in blue, surah headings in large blue thuluth, margins with extensive commentaries in red and blue and occasional purple and green, f.13b and 14a with illuminated double page, in later brown Mamluk-style binding
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