Lot n° 24
400 - 600
Folio d'un coran monumental mamelouk
Egypt or Syria, 14th-15th century
Text: Sura 4, an-Nisa, v. 176 (part) and Sura 5, al- Ma'idah, v. 1 and part of v. 2. Arabic manuscript on paper, 11 ll. per page, calligraphed in muhaqqaq in black ink, "bismillah" and a selection of words in red, titles in gilt thuluth, highlighted in black, verses marked with gilt rosettes. Subdivision of the juz' inscribed in the margin in gilt thuluth, highlighted in black. Restorations with some retouching. The word "waqf" inscribed later at the top of each page.
Text: 32 x 22 cm; Page: 42 x 31 cm
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