Eight vellum Qur'an leaves from two different manuscripts including an illuminated one-page panel de
Lot 5*
Eight vellum Qur'an leaves from two different manuscripts including an illuminated one-page panel decorated with geometric designs Andalusia or North Africa, 12th/13th Century
Sold for £2,400 (US$ 4,092) inc. premium
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Eight vellum Qur'an leaves from two different manuscripts including an illuminated one-page panel decorated with geometric designs
Andalusia or North Africa, 12th/13th Century
Arabic manuscript on vellum, 8 leaves, 25 and 27 lines to the page written in small maghribi script in brown ink, vowel points and diacritics in red and blue ink, illuminated markers of various shapes between verses, sura heading written in ornamental kufic with palmettes extending into outer margins, illuminated panel worn with loss of areas of painted surface, edges frayed, some staining
202 x 170 mm. and smaller
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