Eton Pote 456(2) (Eton College Library, Eton College)
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Ruled in gold and black with a navy blue outer. Rubrications in red.
F.1v: illuminated sarlauh in light blue and gold. Ff.1v-2r: interlinear gilding.
F.1r: seal of Polier (1181).
Black leather with an inlayed turanj and pendants, repaired later with reddish leather, Indian style. Plain red leather doublures. Condition: Both boards is detached. Dimensions: 19 × 12 × 2.7 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 891.
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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