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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 146

    A LARGE IMPERIAL FIRMAN OF SULTAN MAHMUD II (R. 1808-39 AD)

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CONSTANTINOPLE, DATED 16 SHA'BAN AH 1247/20 JANUARY 1832 AD

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    A LARGE IMPERIAL FIRMAN OF SULTAN MAHMUD II (R. 1808-39 AD)
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, CONSTANTINOPLE, DATED 16 SHA'BAN AH 1247/20 JANUARY 1832 AD
    Ottoman Turkish manuscript on paper, with 12ll. of elegant gold, black and red diwani, dated in the last line, copied in Constantinople, the sultan's tughra at top
    119 x 79.5 cm.


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