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A Kufic Qur’an folio, Near East or North Africa, First half of the 10th century, On vellum, 3ll....

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Lot 88

A Kufic Qur’an folio,
Near East or North Africa, First half of the 10th century,
On vellum, 3ll....

Starting Bid: £700

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

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Lot 88


A Kufic Qur’an folio,

Near East or North Africa, First half of the 10th century,

On vellum, 3ll. of elegant sepia kufic, red, green and yellow vocalisations, the end of a verse marked with seven gold dots, small gold illuminated medallion marked khamsa, extensive water staining, losses to the edges

23 x 32cm.

Provenance: Christie's London, 7 October 2008, Lot 1 (part lot)


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