Koran Indian Bihair c 1475 (1)

Catalog Number 32570
 
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Country of Origin

India

Source

Koran

Date

1475

Language

Arabic

Script

Bihari

Scribe

Unknown

Size of Leaf

150 x 115 mm. Approximately (5.91 x 4.53 in.)

Condition

Less than fine [F-]

Description

A leaf from a Koran, India, late 15th century, on paper (150 x 115 mm.). There are fifteen lines to the page written in elegant bihari script with diacritics in black, the word Allah picked out in gold throughout, illuminated rosettes between verses, margins ruled in blue and red, illuminated devices in margins, sura headings in white on gold panels. Verso: fifteen lines to the page written in elegant bihari script with illuminated devices in margins. Condition of this leaf is less than fine [F-] due to some minor damp staining and a crease.

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$350.00
SKU:
32570
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