King's Pote 9 (King's College Library, King's College Cambridge)
Colophon details: Date: Undated Scribe: Anonymous.
Colophon further notes: Incomplete so there is no colophon.
Note concerning work: SOAS ms. 44483 is a copy dated 770/1369 (from the lifetime of the commentator).
19 lines per page.
Not ruled. Red rubrications. Catchwords.
Script: naskh. Scribe: Anonymous.
Flyleaf: a quire collation note in the same hand of Henry Bradshaw indicates that parts are missing at the start and at the end. Browne says it has many other lacunae.
Signs of collation.
European style, suede. Plain European paper doublures. Flyleaf bears watermark ("J.WHATMAN"). Dimensions: 24.7 × 14.3 × 3.7 cm. Boxed. Polier's number: 22.
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