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Lot 155: A QUR'AN BIFOLIUM IN KUFIC SCRIPT ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA OR NEAR EAST, 9TH CENTURY AD |

Arts of the Islamic World

by Sotheby's

October 19, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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Description: text: surah al-hajj (XXII) part of verse 51 to part of verse 53; part of verse 65 to part of verse 67
Arabic manuscript on vellum, 2 leaves, 7 lines to the page written in large Kufic script in black ink, diacritics and vowel points indicated by large red dots, wide outer borders

Condition Report: In fair overall condition, reverse of bifolium with slightly faded ink, minor losses to leaf edges, stains, as viewed.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Dimensions: 28 by 75cm.

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