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Sunday, November 6, 2011

Ancient manuscript Review 24 : Antique Mini Quran - Northern India

This is an old handwritten miniature Quran from Indian sub continent. This manuscript was written in Nasqh script in 11 lines. The first 2 pages were illuminated in gold and various colors. It is undated but estimated circa 17th -18th century. Eventhough the size is small but the calligraphy is superb.

Manuscript Specs

Item : A Handwritten Indian Miniature Quran
Content : A complete Quran
Dim : 5.5" x 3" x 2"
Date : 17-18th century
Copyist : anonymous
Origin : Indian Sub Continent
Calligraphy : Nasqh
Design : Text written in Nasqh script on Arabic paper with vowel & diacritical signs in red & black. 11 lines per page.
Purchased Price :USD

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