Arts of the Islamic World and India

Arts of the Islamic World and India

View full screen - View 1 of Lot 10. An illuminated Qur'an bifolium in eastern Kufic script on paper, Persia or Iraq, 11th/12th century.

An illuminated Qur'an bifolium in eastern Kufic script on paper, Persia or Iraq, 11th/12th century

Auction Closed

April 24, 03:45 PM GMT

Estimate

4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

text: Qur’an, surah al-An'am (VI), middle of 151 to middle of verse 152; middle of verse 165 to surah al-Anfal (VII), middle of verse 3

Arabic manuscript on paper, 6 lines to the page written in eastern Kufic in black ink, diacritics in red, surah heading in gold

16.5 by 10.9cm.