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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Ancient manuscript Review 17 : Antique Indo-Persian Quran 1143 AH

This is an old Indo-Persian handwritten Quran. There is no illumination in any of the pages however the design of this Quran is unique. This Quran was written in 2 size of Naskh Script. This Quran is dated 1143 AH ( 1730 CE)copied by Faqir Abdul Salam. This Quran is complete

Manuscript Specs

Item : A Handwritten Indo Persian Quran
Content : A complete Quran
Dim : 11" x 8" x 2"
Date : 1143 AH( 1730 CE)
Copyist : Faqir Abdul Salam
Origin : Iran/Afghanistan/Pakistan
Calligraphy : 2 scripts of Naskh
Design : Text written in 2 Naskh scripts on brown paper with vowel & diacritical signs in black and red. 13 lines per page. Leather cover was not original.
Purchased Price :USD

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