Two Qur'an leaves on vellum in maghribi script Andalusia, 10th/11th Century
Lot 3
A Qur'an bifolium on vellum (sura XXXIV, Saba (The City of Saba), part of verse 13 to part of 18) probably Andalusia, early 13th Century
Sold for £960 (US$ 1,613) inc. premium
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A Qur'an bifolium on vellum (sura XXXIV, Saba (The City of Saba), part of verse 13 to part of 18)
probably Andalusia, early 13th Century
Arabic manuscript on vellum, 6 lines to the page written in large and elegant maghribi script in brown ink with diacritics and vowel points in red, green, orange and blue, gold rosettes and shell-shaped markers between verses, some worming affecting a few letters of text, waterstaining restricted to outer margins
181 x 172 mm.
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