THREE IMPERIAL DECREES (FIRMANS) AND AN ENDOWMENT RECORD (WAQF)
THREE IMPERIAL DECREES (FIRMANS) AND AN ENDOWMENT RECORD (WAQF)
THREE IMPERIAL DECREES (FIRMANS) AND AN ENDOWMENT RECORD (WAQF)
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THREE IMPERIAL DECREES (FIRMANS) AND AN ENDOWMENT RECORD (WAQF)

QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER

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THREE IMPERIAL DECREES (FIRMANS) AND AN ENDOWMENT RECORD (WAQF)
QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
Each Persian manuscript on paper, the first decree, 6ll. of black nasta'liq in gold clouds interspersed with floral scrollworks, dated AH 1258/1842 AD, the tughra of Sultan Muhammad Shah above; the second, 22ll. of black loose nasta'liq and multiple smaller seals, dated AH 1233/1817 AD; an endowment, 26ll. of black and red nasta'liq,the first 5ll. interspersed with lines of gold scrolling tendrils, wide right border with exuberant scrolling floral decoration
28 ½ x 17in. ( 72.5 x 44.5cm.), 19 ½ x 15 ½in. (49.5 x 39.4cm.), 29 ½ x 12 ¼in. (75 x 31cm.), 109 x 5 ½in. (277 x 14cm.)

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