A late Qajar marriage certificate Persia, early 20th Century

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Lot 56
A late Qajar marriage certificate
Persia, early 20th Century

Sold for £ 840 (US$ 1,120) inc. premium
A late Qajar marriage certificate
Persia, early 20th Century
Persian and Arabic manuscript on paper, 26 lines of text written in nasta'liq script in black ink with highlights in red, three lines of prayers relating to marriage in Arabic in thuluth script in red ink at head of the document, margin rules in colours and gold, marginal decoration of scrolling floral motifs in colours and gold, seal impressions and witness signatures, the name of Prince Rukn al-Dawla 'Alinaqi Mirza in the top right-hand corner, creased, some losses, framed
940 x 335 mm.

Footnotes

  • The document comprises the first half of the certificate only. 'Alinaqi Mirza Rukn al-Dawla was the grandson of Muhammad Shah and received the title Rukn al-Dawla after his father's death in AH 1318/AD 1900-01.
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