Three bifolia, and one single leaf, from manuscripts of the Qur'an Mamluk, probably Egypt, 14th-15th Century(4)
Lot 9
Three bifolia, and one single leaf, from manuscripts of the Qur'an Mamluk, probably Egypt, 14th-15th Century(4)
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,200 - 4,800

Lot Details
Three bifolia, and one single leaf, from manuscripts of the Qur'an Mamluk, probably Egypt, 14th-15th Century(4) Three bifolia, and one single leaf, from manuscripts of the Qur'an Mamluk, probably Egypt, 14th-15th Century(4) Three bifolia, and one single leaf, from manuscripts of the Qur'an Mamluk, probably Egypt, 14th-15th Century(4) Three bifolia, and one single leaf, from manuscripts of the Qur'an Mamluk, probably Egypt, 14th-15th Century(4) Three bifolia, and one single leaf, from manuscripts of the Qur'an Mamluk, probably Egypt, 14th-15th Century(4)
Three bifolia, and one single leaf, from manuscripts of the Qur'an
Mamluk, probably Egypt, 14th-15th Century
A. Arabic manuscript on paper, a single leaf, five lines to the page written in muhaqqaq/thuluth script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black, blue and red, illuminated rosettes between verses, some worming, in mount, 230 x 155 mm.
B. Arabic manuscript on paper, a bifolium, five lines to each page written in muhaqqaq script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black, gold rosettes decorated with red dots between verses, in mount, single leaf 263 x 178 mm.
C. Arabic manuscript on paper, a bifolium, four lines to each page written in muhaqqaq script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black, large gold rosettes decorated with blue centres and red dots between verses, in mount, single leaf 237 x 160 mm.
D. Arabic manuscript on paper, a bifolium, seven lines to each page written in naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black and red, gold rosettes between verses, inner margins ruled in red and green, in mount
single leaf 263 x 172 mm.(4)

Footnotes

  • Text:
    A. (single leaf): sura LIV, al-Qamar, The Moon, part of verse 43-part of verse 48.
    B. (bifolium): sura XIX, Maryam, Mary, verse 76-part of verse 98.
    C. (bifolium): sura XI, Hud, The Prophet Hud, part of verse 27-part of verse 31.
    D. (bifolium): sura VII, al-A'raf, The Heights, part of verse 141-part of verse 149.
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