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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 149

    AN ILLUMINATED FIRMAN OF SULTAN 'ABD AL-MAJID (R. 1839-61 AD)

    CONSTANTINOPLE, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED 7 JUMADA II AH 1275/12 JANUARY 1859 AD

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    AN ILLUMINATED FIRMAN OF SULTAN 'ABD AL-MAJID (R. 1839-61 AD)
    CONSTANTINOPLE, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED 7 JUMADA II AH 1275/12 JANUARY 1859 AD
    Ottoman Turkish manuscript on paper, with alternating lines of red and black diwani, the tughra at top, dated along the bottom line, back with green silk
    31 ½ x 21 ¾in. (80 x 55cm.)


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