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, November 29, 2011

Ancient Manuscript Review 37: Antique Indo-Persian Quran (18th century)

This is one of the biggest handwritten Qurans in my collection. Its dimension is 15" x 9.5" x 3" . Purchased from a friend in Pakistan in 2009. This Quran is undated but from the design and paper used, its estimated copied in 18th century. text written in Naskh script with Persian translation. The first 2 pages & last page are illuminated.

Manuscript Specs

Item : Antique Quran
Content : A complete Quran with Persian translation
Dim : 15" x 9.5" x 3"
Date : 18th century
Copyist : anonymous
Origin : Afghanistan/Iran/India
Calligraphy : Naskh , Thuluth & Nastaliq
Design : 11 lines
Purchased Price :USD

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