King's Pote 141 (King's College Library, King's College Cambridge)
Note concerning work: The commentary is likely to be that known as al-Fawāʼid al-ḍiyāʼīyah.
19 lines per page.
Not ruled. Rubricated in red.
Flyleaf: a seal with a note (Shīr Muḥammadī). F.1r: the same seal with numerous notes including an ownership note dated 22 Rabīʿ II 1129. Full of marginal and interlinear notes.
Marbled paper on leather with leather spine, Indian style. Yellow paper doublures. Dimensions: 27 × 15.5 × 2.5 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 317.
Provenance and Acquisition
The "Pote Collection" arrived in England from India in 1790 and was divided between the Colleges of Eton and King's, Cambridge, with the first half alphabetically going to King's. Both halves of the collection are now housed in Cambridge University Library on permanent loan. Most if not all of the manuscripts had previously been owned by Colonel Antoine-Louis Henri Polier (1741–1795).
Gift of Edward Ephraim Pote (d.1832) in 1788.
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Funding of Cataloguing
King's College Cambridge