Indian Kashmiri Qur’an – 19th century.

QUR’AN. ARABIC MANUSCRIPT.

Book ID: 34917

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8vo [16.8 x 10 cm], Arabic manuscript on smoothed paper. Modern calf binding, later added using boards of Qadjar lacquer of the early 19th century with flower illustrations (covers with damages and defects). Manuscript illuminated with three double ornamental pages, written in Naskhi script, the interlinear recitation instructions are in red. Ink here and there a little bit blurred, slightly soiled mainly at margins, fitted in a modern cloth box, no date, no signature, 19th century.

Synopsis

The ‘Unwan at the end of the manuscript is unusual, whereas double ornamental pages within certain suras, as can be found here, can be found more frequently.

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