London, South Kensington
3 May 2001
Ottoman, AH 1045/1635 AD
Turkish manuscript on paper, lines of black diwani, words in red, gold roundels between phrases, gold margins between black rules, seal impressions and inscriptions above, further inscriptions at right and signatures below, dated Dhu'l-Hijja 1045, 19th illuminated heading panel at start, backed on green silk at start - 163 x 34cm.; and Shajara sharifain suratyadar, in scroll form, lines of black naskh, gold rosettes between phrases, gold margins between black rules, red outer rule, title in gold with illuminated panel above, Ottoman, 19th century - 119 x 31cm.
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