London, South Kensington
12 October 2000
Levant and Iran, 1799 and later
Arabic manuscript on paper, 10ll. black cursive, probably relating to a waqf donation, covered with 28 seal impression and accompanying inscriptions, dated AH 1214/1799 AD - 34 x 22cm.; another, Persian manuscript, 9ll. black nasta'liq between red rules, seal impression above of Shah Nasr al-Din Qajar in iluminated surround, dated AH 1307/1889 AD, red paper borders, backed on cloth - 36 x 22cm.; another similar, 6ll., unnamed seal impression above dated AH 1312/1894 AD, dated AH 1317/1899 AD - 35 x 22cm.; another, 4ll., dated AH 1317/1899 AD - 35.5 x 22cm.; another, 8ll., dated AH 1319/1901 AD - 35.5 x 22cm.; another, 5ll., covered with 21 seal impressions and accompanying inscriptions, dated AH 1321/1903 AD - 47.5 x 30cm.; and another, 16ll. - 20.8 x 19cm.; (some wear, creases and repairs) (7)
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