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AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, COPIED BY ‘ABD AL-LATIF AL-SAYFI UZBEK, EGYPT, MAMLUK, DATED 876 AH/1472 AD

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AN ILLUMINATED QUR’AN, COPIED BY ‘ABD AL-LATIF AL-SAYFI UZBEK, EGYPT, MAMLUK, DATED 876 AH/1472 AD Arabic manuscript on paper, 282 leaves plus 2 fly-leaves, 12 lines to the page, written in naskh in black ink, verses separated by three inverted red commas, surah headings in red riqa, f.1a with a blue and gold shamsa, ff.1b and 2a with an illuminated frontispiece, f.282a with the end of surah al-Nas and the colophon ruled in gold and interspersed by gold and polychrome rosettes, f.282b with a shamsa bearing an endowment note, in a red leather modern binding, with flap 35.1 by 27.5cm.

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Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: THE SHAKERINE COLLECTION: Calligraphy in Qur’ans and other Manuscripts
Auktionsdatum: 23.10.2019
Adresse: Sotheby's
London