Lot n° 125
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Result with fees
: 25 600EUR
Qur'an leaf on paper, Seljuk eastern Iran... - Lot 125 - Ader
Qur'an leaf on paper, Seljuk eastern Iran or Iraq, 11th-12th century
Folio of buff-colored paper manuscript inscribed on both sides with five lines of text in oriental kufic Arabic in black ink, the diacritical marks and vocalization in blue, red or gold ink. The text is taken from Surah al-An'am, VI, part of verses 98-99. Rosette illuminated with gold and polychrome separating the two verses on one side.
26.5 x 19.5 cm
Large fold and tears in the lower part of the page, hole, some stains and wear.
Christie's, London, October 16, 2001, lot 2.
A Folio from a Qur'an, Seljuk East Iran or Iraq, 11th - 12th century
Private collection from Paris from 1975 to 2000 - first part (lots 120 to 173).
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