Lot 8
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A RARE MINIATURE QUR’AN ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA, NEAR EAST OR PERSIA, 10TH CENTURY AD 

Estimate
70,000 - 90,000 GBP
Sold
93,750 GBP
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Description

Arabic manuscript on vellum, 135 leaves plus 2 fly-leaves, 28 lines to the page written in naskh in black ink, vocalisation in green and red, verses separated by a yellow dot, surah headings written in gold, gold and polychrome marginal medallions marking fifth and tenth verses, illuminated double page, incomplete, in brown leather binding, with flap
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