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Qur'an juz XII (Surah Hud, v.6 surah Yusuf .52) China, 18th century, Arabic manuscript on paper,...

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Lot 163

Qur'an juz XII (Surah Hud, v.6 surah Yusuf .52)
China, 18th century,
Arabic manuscript on paper,...

Starting Bid: £80

Estimate: £200 - £400

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Lot 163


Qur'an juz XII (Surah Hud, v.6 surah Yusuf .52)

China, 18th century,

Arabic manuscript on paper, 61ff., each with 5ll. of bold black sini, punctuation in red, double red ruled margin, surah heading in red against a gold ground, marginal decorations, opening bifolio with red, blue and black and gold illuminated panels around three lines of text, modern blue cloth binding with flap, folio 23by 17cm.

Provenance: Private UK collection acquired in the 1960s-1980s


In modern binding; good overall


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