A large and impressive marriage certificate of Aqa Muhammad Isma'il, son of Aqa Muhammad Riza, with Maryam Baygum, daughter of Haji Muhammad Ibrahim Persia, dated Sha'ban 1228/August 1813

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A large and impressive marriage certificate of Aqa Muhammad Isma'il, son of Aqa Muhammad Riza, with Maryam Baygum, daughter of Haji Muhammad Ibrahim
Persia, dated Sha'ban 1228/August 1813

Sold for £ 6,250 (US$ 8,594) inc. premium
A large and impressive marriage certificate of Aqa Muhammad Isma'il, son of Aqa Muhammad Riza, with Maryam Baygum, daughter of Haji Muhammad Ibrahim
Persia, dated Sha'ban 1228/August 1813
Persian and Arabic manuscript on paper, 19 lines of text written in shikasteh in black, orange and blue ink, the first four lines interspersed with floral motifs in gold, an extensive headpiece consisting of the witnesses' signatures interspersed by floral sprays in colours and gold, this surmounted by three lines of text written in Arabic in thuluth script in gold and black ink, including the bismallah and an uppermost illuminated cartouche containing a further Arabic inscription in orange, inner margins ruled in green, gold, and black, wide right-hand margin with small floral sprays in green and gold, slight creasing and wear, framed
137 x 47.5 cm.

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