Four leaves in maghribi script on vellum
Lot 3
Four Qur'an leaves written in maghribi script on vellum Andalusia or North Africa, 13th/14th Century
£3,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,000 - 8,400
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Four Qur'an leaves written in maghribi script on vellum
Andalusia or North Africa, 13th/14th Century
Arabic manuscript on vellum, 9 lines to the page written in maghribi script in brown ink with diacritics and vowel points in blue and red, verses marked with a gold palmette, fifth and tenth verses marked with a roundel in gold decorated with blue dots, and a marginal ornament consisting of the word ashr in kufic script within a gold roundel, waterstaining, creased, some losses to outer margins not affecting text
168 x 168 mm.

Footnotes

  • Text:
    sura XXVII, al-Naml, The Ants, part of verse 54-part of verse 88.
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