A LARGE OTTOMAN FIRMAN
Turkey, ca. 1890s
Ottoman Turkish manuscript on buff paper, 7ll. to the page of gold, black and red ink divani script, at the top of the document the elegant tughra of Abdul Hamid II (r. 1876 - 1909) in gold ink, with a rectangular stamp below the last line, marked with two blue ink stamps, one dated 1312 AH (1894), enhanced with further marginal notes, signatures and pierced calligraphic work, mounted, glazed and framed, 80cm x 54cm excluding the frame.
80cm x 54cm excluding the frame
Estimated at £500 - £700