Four vellum Qur'an leaves in kufic script Abbasid, 9th/10th Century(4)
Lot 6
Four vellum Qur'an leaves in kufic script Abbasid, 9th/10th Century(4)
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,700 - 10,000
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Four vellum Qur'an leaves in kufic script
Abbasid, 9th/10th Century
Arabic manuscript on vellum, 4 leaves, 10-11 lines to the page written in elongated and dispersed kufic script in brown ink with brown strokes and red and green dots, yellow inverted commas between verses, some staining, creased, in mounts, framed
142 x 231 mm.(4)

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  • Text:
    sura II, al-Baqarah, The Heifer.
    A. part of verse 145, part of verse 150.
    B. part of verse 173, part of verse 177.
    C. part of verse 186-part of verse 187.
    D. part of verse 203-end of verse 209.
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