Lot 4 (Islamic & Indian Art, 22nd April 2020)
A TURKISH DOCUMENT
PROPERTY OF THE LATE BRUNO CARUSO (1927-2018)
Ottoman Turkey or Iran, late 19th century
Turkish manuscript on paper, laid on green silk, in black ink nasta'liq script, the deed's text in 4ll. upcurved to the left, the vast majority of the document with gold rays in the shape of Ali's Zulfiqar emanating from a solar centre bearing the stamp 'Mohammad Arif' and the number '231', another seal to the bottom left with 'Majlis Intikhab Ahkam ul Shar' and the number '271', the lower register of the document illuminated in gold sheaves, the text panel 23.2cm x 15cm.
Sold for £350