Both Qurans in Naskhi script.
Left one has gilt borders, elaborated with polychrome gilt panel – Turkish – Early 19th CE, fine leather binding with gilt tulip ornaments.
Right one early 15th century Ottoman period with decorative border in Naskhi script.
Quran opens and ends with double page illuminated prayers written in red RIQA within lobed ovals on gold opening. Illuminated page contains surah Al- Fatiha and beginning of Surah Al- Baqarah.
Tipu sultan prayer book on vellum – 20 pages with decorative blue & gold, all pages have identical color order.
1790 Islamic devotional manuscript . Spine titled: Sahifa Sajjadiyyah, Seyyid Ali Hasan.
Northern India, circa 1650|735 – Decorative aspect has major Mughal influence. Manuscript starts with a fine double page of illumination.
First surah was ruled in gold and black into five wider and five narrow
bands. Mah text written in Naskh surrounding illumination with blue and gold floral patterns.
Dawla 1862 1277 A.H. Prominent prince of Qajar Dynasty, Persia. Full red Morocco bind tooled cover with stamped central medallion. Written in Naskh script with Persian interlinear translation in small nastaliq, Last page includes prayer for Prophet and Shia imams, scribed by Fad Allah B. Mahdi.
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