Eton Pote 297(2) (Eton College Library, Eton College)
Colophon further notes: Internal colophon, with original name of scribe (Bahiyah Zarin Jiv?) erased and replaced by ʿAbd al-Raḥīm who is the scribe of the second work.
Colophon further notes: Copied for Mir Bihju.
Note concerning work: Work composed in 812 in Cairo; 100 chapters including 60 on diseases of the horse.
15 lines per page.
Not ruled. Rubrications in red.
Reddish brown leather, Indian style. A frame painted in silver. Paper doublures with a silver design painted on teal. Dimensions: 22 × 13.2 × 1.5 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 794.
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 second half alphabetically going to Eton. 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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