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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, October 23, 2012

Ancient Manuscript Review 83 : Antique Malay Fiqh Manuscript ( 19th Century)

This is a handwritten manuscript originated from Indonesia. No title on this manuscript. The content is about Islamic Fiqh and written in Arabic language. Pages condition are bad with water stained, burrowed and some torn leaves. The cover is of brown leather embossed in a floral design. Written in black Naskhi script on beige Dutch paper, with particular words in red ink, interlinear with Javanese translation. No colophone however the manuscript could have been written either late 18th century or early 19th century.181 leaves ( 362 pages) with no missing pages.

Manuscript Specs
Item : Antique Malay Manuscript
Manuscript Content : Islamic Fiqh ( Jurisprudence)
Dim : 340mm x 220mm x50mm
Date : 19th century
Copyist : anonymous
Origin : Indonesia
Calligraphy : Malay - Naskh
Design : Written in Malay-Naskh scripts in black in Arabic
Purchased Price :US

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