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A berat bearing the tughra of Sultan Ahmed III (r.1703-30), Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1116 AH/1704 AD 
Estimate
8,00012,000
JUMP TO LOT
46
A berat bearing the tughra of Sultan Ahmed III (r.1703-30), Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1116 AH/1704 AD 
Estimate
8,00012,000
JUMP TO LOT

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A berat bearing the tughra of Sultan Ahmed III (r.1703-30), Turkey, Ottoman, dated 1116 AH/1704 AD 
Ottoman Turkish manuscript on paper, 7 lines to the page written in diwani script in black and red ink sprinkled in gold, surmounted by a large tughra in red ink, the paper watermarked with three stacked crescent moons, in lacquer box
120 by 43.8cm.
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Catalogue Note

This berat, dated 1116 AH/1704 AD (during the reign of Sultan Ahmed III), awards the revenues of lands in the Konya district, previously held by the deceased Mustafa Çavuş, to a certain Ahmed, who is identified as being "tall, with hazel eyes and light-coloured eyebrows", as zeamet (land tenure in return for military service).

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