A Qur'an section (Juz) written in gold muhaqqaq script Mamluk Syria or Egypt, 15th Century
Lot 3
A Qur'an section (Juz) written in gold muhaqqaq script (surat al-Najm, al-Rahman, al-Waqi'ah and al-Hadid) Mamluk Syria or Egypt, 15th Century
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 4,800 - 8,000

Lot Details
A Qur'an section (Juz) written in gold muhaqqaq script (surat al-Najm, al-Rahman, al-Waqi'ah and al-Hadid)
Mamluk Syria or Egypt, 15th Century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 36 leaves, five lines to the page written in muhaqqaq script in gold with diacritics and vowel points in black ink, text interspersed with gold rosettes decorated with blue and yellow dots, catchwords in gold, sura headings written in larger muhaqqaq script in gold with diacritics and vowel points in black and red, waterstaining and dampstaining affecting areas of text, some staining in outer borders, some repairs, modern light brown leather decorated in the Mamluk style, with flap
251 x 180 mm.
Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
Exempt from tax

Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

Similar Items