A 14th Century Qu'ran Sura
Lot 13
A large Qur'an leaf from the 'Five Suras' (sura VI, al-An'am, verses 108-109) Persia or Mesopotamia, circa 1350-1420
Sold for £38,400 (US$ 61,976) inc. premium

Lot Details
A large Qur'an leaf from the 'Five Suras' (sura VI, al-An'am, verses 108-109)
Persia or Mesopotamia, circa 1350-1420
Arabic manuscript on paper, five lines to the page written in muhaqqaq script in black ink outlined in gold with diacritics and vowel points in black, gold roundel containing a geometric pattern between verses, margins ruled in blue, red and gold, some staining, creased, in mount
430 x 340 mm.

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