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Folio Calligraphy Manuscript

Auction:
2939M
Lot:
570
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Discovery - 2939M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 13, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Folio Calligraphy Manuscript, North Africa, 9th/10th century, ink on vellum, written in Maghribi script, a legal document possibly describing Sharia law, 11 x 8 in.
Estimate $100-200

Loss to upper corner, staining towards lower corner, later punctured holes at top, foxing, water damage and a blue mark.


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