Seven loose Qur'an leaves in mounts (7)
Lot 4
Seven large Qur'an leaves written in muhaqqaq script probably Mamluk Egypt, 14th/15th Century(7)
Sold for £3,840 (US$ 6,274) inc. premium

Lot Details
Seven large Qur'an leaves written in muhaqqaq script
probably Mamluk Egypt, 14th/15th Century
Arabic manuscript on cream-coloured paper, 14 lines to the page written in large muhaqqaq script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in red and black, gold discs decorated with blue dots between verses, illuminated circular devices in outer borders, sura headings written in thuluth script in blue, trimmed, edges frayed, some staining restricted to outer margins, short tears, in mounts
480 x 315 mm.(7)

Footnotes

  • Text:
    Sura LXVI, 13, part of verse 12; Sura LXVII, al-Mulk, verses 1-part 28; 28-30; Sura LXVIII, al-Qalam, verse 1-48 part; Sura LXI, al-Saff, part of verse 11-14; Sura LXII, al-Jamu'a, verse 1-11; Sura LXIII, al-Munafqun, verse 1-3 part; Sura X, Yunus, part of 98-109; Sura XI, Hud, 1-part of 8; Sura X, Yunus, part of 33-part of 55; Sura XII, Yusuf, part of 32-part of 49; part of 49-part of 68.
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