An official land document in scroll form
Lot 10
A legal deed pertaining to the purchase and ownership of certain orchards by a royal princess Mamluk Egypt, Cairo, dated AH 921/AD 1515
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,300 - 3,100

Lot Details
A legal deed pertaining to the purchase and ownership of certain orchards by a royal princess
Mamluk Egypt, Cairo, dated AH 921/AD 1515
Arabic manuscript on five attached sheets of cream-coloured polished paper, in scroll form, text written both recto and verso in clear and elegant Mamluk chancery script in black ink, with numerous witness inscriptions, signed by royal princes, judges and religious leaders, creased, some staining
1 m. 880 x 321 mm.

Footnotes

  • The text concerns the purchase and ownership of orchards and villages belonging to Princess Fatima, daughter of al-Mu'tamid billah abu al-Sadiq Ya'qub bin al-mutawakil billah Abdul-Aziz al-Abbasi, the wife of Prince Muhammad bin Khasi Bey. She bought the property for three hundred gold dinars from Prince 'Ali bin Badr-al-Din Hasan Khasi Bey.
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