A group of nine Qur'an leaves (9)
Lot 4
A group of nine Qur'an leaves: three large Qur'an leaves (surat al-Naml (XVI), verses 60-118) Persia, 14th Century(9)
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
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A group of nine Qur'an leaves: three large Qur'an leaves (surat al-Naml (XVI), verses 60-118)
Persia, 14th Century
Arabic and Persian manuscript on cream-coloured paper, continuous text, 15 lines to the page written in muhaqqaq script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black, gold rosettes decorated with red dots between verses, interlinear Persian translation in smaller naskhi script in black ink, illuminated tear-drop and circular devices in margins, some missing, crude repairs, short tears in outer borders, 478 x 330 mm.; one large Qur'an bifolium (surat al-Baqarah (II), verses 16-45), Persia, 14th Century, Arabic manuscript on cream paper, continuous text, 12 lines to the page written in elegant muhaqqaq script in brown ink with diacritics and vowel points in brown, gold rosettes between verses, illuminated circular devices in outer borders, short tears in borders not affecting text, 405 x 326 mm.; one large Qur'an leaf (surat al-Mu'minun (XXIII), verses 21-31), Persia, 14th Century, Arabic and Persian manuscript on cream-coloured paper, 9 lines to the page written in naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black, interlinear Persian translation written diagonally in naskhi script in black ink, large gold rosettes decorated in blue and red dots, illuminated circular devices in outer borders, some staining, edges frayed, crude repairs, 467 x 310 mm.; and three large Qur'an leaves (surat Yunus (X), verses 18-33, surat Hud (XI), verses 8-28, sura al-Anfal (VIII), verses 19-39), Mamluk, probably Egypt, 14th Century, Arabic manuscript on cream-coloured paper, 14 lines to the page written in muhaqqaq script in black ink with diacritics in black and red, illuminated roundels decorated with blue dots between verses, illuminated circular devices in outer borders, edges frayed, some staining, short tears in outer borders, crude repairs
495 x 315 mm.(9)
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