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Auktion: Arts of the Islamic World
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A LARGE ILLUMINATED QUR'AN FOLIO IN KUFIC SCRIPT, NEAR EAST OR NORTH AFRICA,...

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Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £
ca. 14.696 $ - 22.044 $
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ca. 18.370 $
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A Large illuminated Qur'an folio in Kufic script, Near East or North Africa, late 9th century Text: surat al-qalam (LXVIII), verse 26 - part of verse 37 Arabic manuscript on paper, 7 lines to the page written in elongated kufic script in brown ink with vocal points represented by red, yellow and green dots, single verse divisions marked with triangular clusters of gold dots, fifth verse divisions marked with pear-shaped foliate motifs in red and gold, tenth verse divisions marked with roundels in red and gold containing the exact verse count in gold Kufic script, wide outer margins indicating that the leaves have not been trimmed text area: 14.3 by 23.5cm. leaf: 27.1 by 36.4cm.

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Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: Arts of the Islamic World
Auktionsdatum: 01.04.2009
Adresse: Sotheby's
London