A loose Qur’anic folio. Possibly Egypt or Syria, 15th – 16th Century
Sura 48 (Al Fath), Arabic manuscript on paper, 6ll. to the page of black ink thuluth script, with full diacritic marks, corrections in red ink, gold and blue roundels as verse markers, three large sura markings per folio, within gold and red rules, a marginal polylobed gold and blue medallion with the letter ayn, mounted, framed and glazed, the folio 24cm x 17.5cm and 46.5cm x 38.5cm including the frame.
Provenance: UK private collection since 1990s.