c 1820 Koran Ottoman (10)

Catalog Number 53100
 
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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.

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$100.00
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53100
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