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Hurouf : The Art of the Word

Hurouf : The Art of the Word

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Published by Abidin Zein
(I) You cannot find poetry anywhere if you do not hold it within yourself- Joubert 1754-1824
(II) We just have to bend the branches of love
Whose fruits are presented to us
To pick as many as we desire- - Ibn Zaydoun XI century
(III) If you are different from me, brother, it's not wrong, on the contrary you enrich me - Antoine de St. Exupéry
(I) You cannot find poetry anywhere if you do not hold it within yourself- Joubert 1754-1824
(II) We just have to bend the branches of love
Whose fruits are presented to us
To pick as many as we desire- - Ibn Zaydoun XI century
(III) If you are different from me, brother, it's not wrong, on the contrary you enrich me - Antoine de St. Exupéry

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Published by: Abidin Zein on May 26, 2011
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TWO LARGE ILLUMINATED MAMLUK QUR'AN LEAVES

14th century
Ink and Gold on Paper

43 by 31cm.; 16 7/8 by 12 1/4 in.; 43 by 29cm.; 16 7/8 by 11 3/8 in.
Egypt or Syria

ESTIMATE 5,000 - 7,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 6,875 USD

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Illustrated leaf: Qur'an, the whole of surah al-tauuba (X)

Other leaf: surah taha (XX), verses 10 to 58

Hurouf: The Art of the Word

Doha | 16 Dec 2010, 7:00 PM | DO1001

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