A journey to search my soul

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!!

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Ancient Manuscript Review 08 : Mini handwritten Quran ( 1268AH)

This is one of miniature Qurans in my collections. The size is 3.5" x 2.5" x 1.5". I acquired this Quran recently from a friend in India. This Quran originally belonged to elderly couples who live in Rajputna ( Rajastan). The Quran has 2 first pages & the last page illuminated. The colophone dated this Quran to 1268 AH ( 1852 C.E)with anonymous copyist.

Manuscript Specs

Item : Indian Miniature Handwritten Quran
Content : A complete Quran written in Naskh without vowel & diacritical signs. 19 lines per page within a gold frame & red border
Dim : 3.5" x 2.5" x 1.5"
Date : Rabiul Akhir 1268 AH ( March 1852 CE)
Copyist : anonymous
Origin : North India
Calligraphy : Naskh
Design : cloth wrapped hard cover.
Purchased Price :USDsm

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