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Auction Description for Plymouth Auction Rooms: INTACT-6198
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INTACT-6198

(352 Lots)

by Plymouth Auction Rooms


352 lots

October 12, 1999

Unit 359 Faraday Mill Trade Park

Cattedown

Plymouth, PL4 0SP United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1752 254740

Fax: +44 (0)1752 254740

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Lot 1: Qur'an leaf Near East or North Africa, 9th/10th Century Manuscript on vellum, with 1611 of sepia kufic, sura heading in gold, framed and glazed Folio

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Description: Qur'an leaf Near East or North Africa, 9th/10th Century Manuscript on vellum, with 1611 of sepia kufic, sura heading in gold, framed and glazed Folio 13.8 x 19.8cm E2000-2500 US$3300-4000

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Lot 2: Qur'an folio Near East or North Africa, 9th/10th Century Manuscript on vellum, 13ll of strong sepia kufic, diacritics in red, gold half palmette

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Description: Qur'an folio Near East or North Africa, 9th/10th Century Manuscript on vellum, 13ll of strong sepia kufic, diacritics in red, gold half palmette outlined with blue at end of verse, trimmed, verso faded Folio 20.8 x 28.8cm E1400-1800 US$2300-2900

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Lot 3: An anthology from the Qur'an Persian or Turkish, AH Shawal 978/26 Feb-26 March 1571 AD Manuscript on ivory paper, 63ff. with 711 of alternating black

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Description: An anthology from the Qur'an Persian or Turkish, AH Shawal 978/26 Feb-26 March 1571 AD Manuscript on ivory paper, 63ff. with 711 of alternating black and gold muhaqqaq, gold roundels between verses, sura headings in black on gold panels with red and blue floral spandrels, gold and blue marginal medallions, final folio dated Shawal 978, light water staining, in brown morocco binding with gold tooled panel with cloudbands and cartouches Folio 21.5 x 15cm E1000-1500 US$1700-2400

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Lot 4: A small Qur'an Seljuk Anatolia or Persia, 12th century Manuscript on paper, 205ff. with 1611 of tiny sepia naskh, sura headings in large gold naskh

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Description: A small Qur'an Seljuk Anatolia or Persia, 12th century Manuscript on paper, 205ff. with 1611 of tiny sepia naskh, sura headings in large gold naskh terminating in palmette, a variety of circular and palmette shaped medallions in red, green, blue and gold, opening bifolio with sura headings in gold eastern kufic on red and gold ground with palmette leaves, proceded by "carpet page" folio, generally good condition, light rubbing and staining in gold tooled morocco binding made up from 17th century cover, black slip cover Folio: 9.5 x 7.5cm E2000-3000 US$3300-4800

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Lot 5: A fine Qur'an juz North East Persia, 11th Century Folio: 15.3 x 12. 2cm E20,000-25,000 US$33,000-40,000

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Description: A fine Qur'an juz North East Persia, 11th Century Folio: 15.3 x 12. 2cm E20,000-25,000 US$33,000-40,000

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