A small vellum Qur'an leaf written in kufic script (Sura al-Naml, chapter XXVII, verses 14-18) Near
Lot 1
A small vellum Qur'an leaf written in kufic script (Sura al-Naml, chapter XXVII, verses 14-18) Near East or North Africa, 10th Century(2)
Sold for £1,320 (US$ 2,130) inc. premium

Lot Details
A small vellum Qur'an leaf written in kufic script (Sura al-Naml, chapter XXVII, verses 14-18)
Near East or North Africa, 10th Century
Arabic manuscript on vellum, 9 lines to the page written in elongated kufic script with diacritics in red, gold markers between verses, creased, 110 x 175 mm.; and another vellum Qur'an leaf written in elongated kufic script, 16 lines to the page, some damage affecting small area of text, in mount
140 x 190 mm.(2)
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