King's Pote 232 (King's College Library, King's College Cambridge)
Colophon details: Date: Undated Scribe: Anonymous.
Note concerning manuscript: F.122: an internal colophon and a blank page at the end of the first section.
15 lines per page.
Not ruled. Rubrications in red. Catchwords.
Script: Indian nastaʿlīq. Scribe: Anonymous.
F.1r: the seal of ʿIbād Allāh 1188 ; purchased 1177.
Signs of collation.
Redish brown leather, Indian style. Yellow and green patterned doublures (with gold sprinkles) with label: "AUGSP". Condition: The upper board is detached. Dimensions: 25 × 14.3 × 2.5 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 592.
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