A FIRMAN OF SULTAN ABDÜLHAMID I

Lot Number 263
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Title A FIRMAN OF SULTAN ABDÜLHAMID I
Year Published 1188
Place Printed OTTOMAN TURKEY
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Description Ottoman Turkish manuscript on paper heightened with gold and polychrome, the gold tughra with interstices filled with floral motifs on pink, blue and gold ground and surrounded by a series of polychrome outlined cusped cartouches containing floral motifs on gold ground, all contained within a triangular cartouche outlined with gold and polychrome floral motifs, and flanked by two large floral sprays, beneath the tughra 39ll. of diwani in black with every third line in pink, final line dated, some creasing to folio 59¾ x 21 1/8in. (151.5 x 54cm.)
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Estimated Price GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00
( USD 13,440.00 - 20,160.00 )
Actual Price GBP 44,450.00 ( USD 72,009.00 )

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AUCTION DETAILS

Auction House Christies
Website http://www.christies.com
Auction Name Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds
Sale Number #5708
Auction Date October 4, 2012 - October 4, 2012
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