Lot n° 120
5000 - 7000
Result with fees
: 25 600EUR
Six bound Qur'an folios, Near East or North... - Lot 120 - Ader
Six bound Qur'an folios, Near East or North Africa, 9th-10th century
Small oblong parchment folios handwritten on both sides with nine lines of text in kufic Arabic in sepia ink, the diacritical marks in red ink, the verses sometimes separated by green dots or floral motifs illuminated in gold. The text is continuous and is taken from Sura XII Yusuf, part of verses 37 to 63. Folios bound in a later brown leather binding with painted frames, the back covers covered with floral textile.
Dim. folio : 11 x 17 cm ; dim. total : 11,7 x 17,1 cm
Stains, slight folds, ink erased in places.
Six Qur'an Folios, Near East or North Africa, 9th-10th century
Private collection in Paris from 1975 to 2000 - first part (lots 120 to 173).
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