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Lot 17

A group of 11 Qur'an sections (juz), from various 30-part sets, China, 19th century and...

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Lot 17

A group of 11 Qur'an sections (juz), from various 30-part sets, China, 19th century and...

Price Realised: £5,773

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (31.2% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

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Lot 17

Description

A group of 11 Qur'an sections (juz), from various 30-part sets, China, 19th century and earlier, Arabic manuscript on paper, comprising: Juz 30, 50ff., with 5ll. of black Sini script per page, illuminated opening bifolio, unbound, 22.5 x 16.7cm.; Juz 19, 54ff., with 5ll. of black Sini script per page, illuminated opening bifolio, brown leather binding with flap and tooled work, 22.5 x 18cm.; Juz 16, 54ff., with 5ll. of black Sini script per page, in paper binding, 27 x 19.5cm.; Juz 21, 56ff., with 5ll. of bold black Sini script per page with gold rosette verse markers, opening and closing bifolio with illumination, folio loose from binding, board covered with brown leather binding with scalloped edge flap, 28 x 19.5cm.; Juz 26, 56ff., with 5ll of black Sini script per page, opening bifolio with illuminated decoration, in tooled brown leather binding with flap, 26.5 x 19.5cm.; Juz 21, 58ff., with 5ll. of black Sini script per page, opening bifolio with illumination and dampstaining, in brown tooled binding, 25.6 x 19cm.; Juz 16, 53ff., with 5ll. of black Sini script per page with gold rosette verse markers, opening bifolo with illuminated decoration, in tooled brown leather binding with flap, 26.5 x 19cm.; Juz 22, 57ff., with 5ll. of  black Sini script per page, opening bifolio with illuminated decoration, in tooled brown leather binding with flap, 26.5 x 19cm.; and three others (11)

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The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

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ARR is capped at €12,500

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