TEN ILLUMINATED PINK QUR'AN FOLIOS

Lot Number 86
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Title TEN ILLUMINATED PINK QUR'AN FOLIOS
Year Published
Place Printed ANDALUSIA
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Description Qur'an XXI, sura al-anibya', middle of v.44 - middle of v.87, Arabic manuscript on pink paper, 10ff. each with 5ll. of bold sepia maghribi, gold diacritics outlined with black, shadda and sukun marked in blue, yellow and green, numerous gold illuminated roundel verse markers, five illuminated polygonal pointed khams markers outlined in blue, two large gold and polychrome 'ashr markers, upper borders with punched inventory inscription 13¼ x 10¼in. (33.6 x 26cm.)
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Estimated Price GBP 80,000.00 - 120,000.00
( USD 134,400.00 - 201,600.00 )
Actual Price GBP 115,250.00 ( USD 186,705.00 )

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AUCTION DETAILS

Auction House Christies
Website http://www.christies.com
Auction Name Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds
Sale Number #5708
Auction Date October 4, 2012 - October 4, 2012
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