King's Pote 35 (King's College Library, King's College Cambridge)
Note concerning author: The author is known as "Ganj-i Shakkar".
Note concerning manuscript: The manuscript begins with a Preface containing a list of contents. The colophon occurs a few folios from the end, after which are 5 folios in the same hand related to samāʿ (associated with a chapter 20), composed by Muḥammad Riẓā Lāhūrī.
10 lines per page.
F.1r: the seal of Polier (1181).
Brown leather with an envelope flap. Plain paper doublures. Decorations: Pressure-moulded turanj without pendants but there is a pendant on the flap. Condition: The spine and the flap are damaged. Dimensions: 17 × 11.2 × 2.7 cm. Boxed. Polier's number: 19.
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