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Monday, October 3, 2011

Ancient Manuscript Review 13 : Large Ottoman Handwritten Quran (200 years old)

This is a rare Ottoman Quran because of its large size. The first 2 pages are heavily illuminated with gold. This Quran is undated but the age is estimated about 200 years old.

Manuscript Specs

Item : A Handwritten Ottoman Quran
Content : A complete Quran
Dim : 14.5" x 8.5" x 2.5"
Date : undated ( 200 years old)
Copyist : Anonymous
Origin : Turkey
Calligraphy : Naskh
Design : Text written in Naskh script on Arabic paper with vowel & diacritical signs in black and red. 15 lines per page. Leather cover was not original.
Purchased Price :USD

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