A Qajar firman relating to a Crown Prince MANIJEH
Lot 30
An illuminated edict issued by the Crown Prince Muzaffar al-Din to the Governor of Qarajabagh, with the seal impression and signature of the Crown Prince Qajar Persia, dated Rajab 1296/June-July 1879
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
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Lot Details
An illuminated edict issued by the Crown Prince Muzaffar al-Din to the Governor of Qarajabagh, with the seal impression and signature of the Crown Prince
Qajar Persia, dated Rajab 1296/June-July 1879
Persian manuscript on cream-coloured paper, 7 lines of text written in nasta'liq and shikasteh script in black ink, interlinear rules in green and gold, inner margins ruled in green, orange and gold, seal impression of Vali 'ahd al-Mulk 1281 and signature within medallions with illuminated borders in colours and gold, outer borders of pink paper, now faded, creased, framed
386 x 294 mm.

Footnotes

  • A edict transferring the tawliyat (responsibility of being a superintendent) of the endowed bath in Ahar that had been Mir 'Abd al-Baqi's, who had recently died, to his nephew and son-in-law Mir Fakhr al-Din Naqib.

    The document bears the seal of Prince Muzaffar which reads: 'Sovereignty is God's. The Crown Prince', dated AH 1287/AD 1870-71, as well as his signature.
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