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Lot 154

Juz 16 of a 30-part Chinese Qur'an, China, 16th-17th century, Arabic manuscript on paper, 62ff...

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Lot 154

Juz 16 of a 30-part Chinese Qur'an,
China, 16th-17th century,
Arabic manuscript on paper, 62ff...

Starting Bid: £550

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

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Juz 16 of a 30-part Chinese Qur'an,

China, 16th-17th century,

Arabic manuscript on paper, 62ff with 5ll. of black sini script per page outlined in red rule, with gold and polychrome rosette verse markers, surah headers in gold, marginal decorations in gold, opening and closing bifolios with polychrome and gold decoration, in green cloth binding with flap, folio 30.2 x 20.4cm.

Provenance: Private London collection acquired in the 1960s-80s 

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