Twelve bound manuscript Leaves,  Persia, 15th Century (12)
Lot 9
A large Qur'an fragment (sura II, al-Baqarah, The Cow, running continuously from part of verse 235 to part of verse 274), written in muhaqqaq script Ilkhanid Persia, first half of the 14th Century
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 4,700 - 7,800

Lot Details
A large Qur'an fragment (sura II, al-Baqarah, The Cow, running continuously from part of verse 235 to part of verse 274), written in muhaqqaq script
Ilkhanid Persia, first half of the 14th Century
Arabic manuscript on cream-coloured paper, 12 leaves, 7 lines to the page written in large muhaqqaq script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black, gold rosettes between verses, interlinear Persian translation written diagonally in black ink, circular and pear-shaped illuminated devices in wide outer borders, waterstaining and dampstaining mostly restricted to outer margins, modern red leather
385 x 280 mm.
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