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Egyptian Coptic Manuscript

Antiquities - Egyptian


LOT 0088

Estimate
GBP (£) 800 - 1,000
EUR (€) 910 - 1,140
USD ($) 1,070 - 1,340
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Price (+bp): £720 (EUR 818; USD 966)
EGYPTIAN COPTIC MANUSCRIPT
18th-19th century AD

A vellum manuscript hand-bound in wooden boards with leather spine, impressed geometric ornament; the black ink text written in Coptic script with red embellishments; the text in two sections, one written out in left-aligned lines with punctuation, the other at the end of the book in blocks of text aligned both ends; various pen markings and trials to the first section; old sewn repairs to several pages. 1.8 kg, 20 x 18 x 10cm (8 x 7 x 4").

Condition
Fair condition; boards repaired with cord; some usage wear and worm damage.
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Provenance
Property of a Middlesex lady; acquired on the London art market in 2007; formerly in a private collection formed in the 1980s.

Date
Tuesday 23rd May 2017 to Saturday 27 May 2017 - Antiquities & Coins

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