Auction 129, Lot 861

"[Illuminated Koran Leaf]", Anon.

Subject: Medieval Manuscripts

Period: 1350 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 11.5 inches
20.3 x 29.2 cm

This is a very rare leaf from a 14th century Koran in Behari script (sometimes called Herati-Kufic). One side contains a beautiful marginal decoration.

References:

Condition: B

Some damp stains and marginal defects with a smudge on the decoration. Still very nice for a manuscript of this period.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/23/2009

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