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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Ancient Manuscript Review 14 : Antique Daghestan Quran ( 1247 AH)

This is a rare large Daghestan Quran. The first 2 pages are water painted with various colors. This Quran is copied by Muhammad in 1247 AH.

Manuscript Specs

Item : A Handwritten Daghestan Quran
Content : A complete Quran
Dim : 17" x 9" x 2"
Date : 1247 AH ( 1831 CE))
Copyist : Muhammad
Origin : Daghestan
Calligraphy : Naskh
Design : Text written in Naskh script on laid paper with vowel & diacritical signs in black and red. 14 lines per page.Margin or most pages were decorated with beautiful floral motive water painted. Leather cover was not original.
Purchased Price :USD

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