Koran Indian Kashmir c 1820 (16)

Catalog Number 53094
 
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Country of Origin

India

Source

Koran

Date

c. 1820

Language

Arabic

Script

Naskhi

Scribe

Unknown

Size of Leaf

155 x 95 mm. approximately (6.10 x 3.74 in.)

Condition

Overall Excellent

Description

This is a leaf from a fragment of an illuminated Koran, India, Kashmir, circa 1820 on burnished paper (155 x 95 mm.). There are seventeen lines (17) of elegant naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black and red; catchwords in black ink are on every page, gold disks are between verses and Sura headings are in handsome thuluth script in blue ink on a gold ground. Marginal devices are typical of Kashmir produced Korans. Verso: seventeen lines of elegant naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black and red. Condition of this leaf is Fine [F].

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$95.00
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