A Qur'an section written in gold probably Egypt or Syria, 14th Century or later
Lot 7
A Qur'an section written in gold probably Egypt or Syria, 14th Century or later
Sold for £1,800 (US$ 2,913) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Qur'an section written in gold
probably Egypt or Syria, 14th Century or later
Arabic manuscript on paper, eight leaves, seven lines to the page written in naskhi script in gold with diacritics and vowel points in black ink, illuminated markers between verses, illuminated circular and pear-shaped devices in margins, one illuminated frontispiece decorated with geometric designs, floral motifs and arabesques in colours and gold, some defects, repaired, modern beige leather with blind-tooled central medallions and borders with some use of gold, with flap
215 x 155 mm.

Saleroom notices

  • The text consists of sura al-Araf VII, verses 16-87.
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