Lot 6
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A QUR’AN LEAF IN KUFIC SCRIPT ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA OR NEAR EAST, 9TH CENTURY AD

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15,000 - 20,000 GBP
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text: surah Saba (XXXIV) v.46 to surah Fatir (XXXV) end of v.2 Arabic manuscript on vellum, 14 lines to the page written in elongated Kufic in dark brown ink, vocalisation in the form of red and green dots, verses separated by small triangular clusters of three gold dots, ‘ashr and khamsa verse markers in the shape of gold and polychrome rosettes, surah heading in gold outlined in darker brown ink
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