Lot 195: AN ILLUMINATED MARRIAGE CONTRACT OF MALIK JAHAN KHANUM, GRAND-DAUGHTER OF FATH ALI SHAH TO MIRZA MUHAMMAD HASSAN, PERSIA, QAJAR, DATED 1249 AH/1833-4 AD |
October 19, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: illuminated document with three lines of naskh script in red ink at top, consisting of 34 lines of shikasteh script in black ink, finely illuminated headpiece and border decoration in colours and gold, three seal impressions, framed
In generally good condition, in two sections, some folds and light creasing to paper, gold strong, minor sections of discoloration, as viewed.
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Dimensions: 141 by 57.8cm. framed.