Lot 238
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An Ottoman Firman bearing the tughra of Sultan Mehmed IV (r.1648-87), Turkey, Istanbul, dated 1091 AH/1680 AD

100,000 - 150,000 GBP
802,850 GBP
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Ottoman Turkish manuscript on polished paper, of typical scroll form, the opening with the tughra of Sultan Mehmed IV elaborately embellished with a triangular motif of interlacing flowers in colours and gold on polychrome grounds, the document interspersed with lines of text in gold, the main section written in black ink