Dec 08, 2015 - Sale 2401

Sale 2401 - Lot 508

Price Realized: $ 5,200
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
(MANUSCRIPT LEAVES.) An illuminated Quran vellum leaf. Red, black, and green ink on vellum, border in gold. 16 lines of manuscript text on recto and verso. 100x165 mm sheet size; scattered abrasion and remnants of a clear adhesive. sold as is. [North Africa or the Near East, 8-9th centuries?]

Additional Details

With a further, smaller leaf (75x95 mm) of approximately the same geographic and temporal origin.