A Qur'an leaf written in kufic script on vellum Early Abbasid, 9th/10th Century
Lot 2
A Qur'an leaf written in kufic script on vellum Early Abbasid, 9th/10th Century
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,100 - 4,700

Lot Details
A Qur'an leaf written in kufic script on vellum Early Abbasid, 9th/10th Century
A Qur'an leaf written in kufic script on vellum
Early Abbasid, 9th/10th Century
Arabic manuscript on paper, 17 lines to the page written in elongated kufic script in brown ink with vowel points and diacritics marked with red dots, verses marked with small pyramids of gold dots, tenth verse marked with a square containing a stylised letter, catchword added later in naskhi script in the lower margin recto
200 x 263 mm.

Footnotes

  • Text:
    Sura LXXII, al-Jinn, The Spirits, part of verse 5-part of verse 27.
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