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Thursday, October 29, 2015

Ancient Manuscript Review 167 : Antique Arabic Calligraphy / Khat ( 1379 AH = 1959 CE)

This is a small Arabic Calligraphy panel written on a red paper. I found this piece in one of my old Ottoman Qurans. It is written in Nastaliq script the verse بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم and dated 1379 AH (1959 CE). It was also signed by I couldn't decipher the name.

Manuscript Specs

Item : An Arabic Calligraphy
Content : بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
Dim : 75x 30 mm
Date : 1379 AH
Copyist : indecipherable signature
Origin : Istanbul
Calligraphy: Nastaliq
Design : Red laid paper
Purchased Price :USD

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