Auction 128, Lot 937

"[Lot of 2 - Coptic/Arabic Lectionary Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Manuscripts

Period: 1620 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.3 x 9.8 inches
16 x 24.9 cm

Rare, early leaves from a Coptic-Arabic Lectionary written in Egypt in the early part of the 17th century. Embellished with superb Coptic decoration, the text is written in two columns, Coptic with an Arabic translation, in black, red and yellow ink.

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Condition: B

Some toning, light stains and candle wax.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/20/2009

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