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This is a blog of my personal collections. The purpose of this blog is to educate myself and public in regards to antiquities especially related to religion and calligraphy. I welcome everyone to input their feedback in this blog which they think would be helpful. I do not watermark the photos in this blog so everyone is free to use them as long as they are not used for illegal and unethical reasons. I appreciate if you could notify me if you plan to use any of the photos here. Enjoy browsing!!

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Ancient Manuscript Review 03 : Antique Ottoman Quran (1282 AH)

This is an old Ottoman handwritten Quran dated 1282 AH (1865CE). Acquired from Istanbul in 2005.

Manuscript Specs

Item : A handwritten Ottoman Quran
Content : A complete Quran
Dim : 7" x 5" x 1"
Date : 1282 AH ( 1865CE)
Copyist : Hafiz Ahmad Sakuti
Origin : Turkey
Calligraphy : Nasqh
Design : Text written in Nasqh script on cream paper with vowel & diacritical signs in black & red. 15 lines per page with floral ornaments in margin.The first 2 & the last pages are illuminated & gold gilded.
Purchased Price :USD

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