Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 16933/3 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts



1 copy of ʿArz̤ah dāsht

Petition addressed to unnamed ruler (titles above text panel)

Mentions dispatch of furnishings for royal residence and receipt of (royal?) letter confirming good health. Requests continued correspondence

Signed Gūpālnāth (Gopalnath)

Not dated

Small rectangular text panel framed by gilt ground with regular painted flower heads, additionally framed by narrow ornamented border; cartouche with invocation above text panel; angled corner (bottom right)

Small tears, left and right edges (upper half)

Bonhams, Knightsbridge, Sale 22524 (5 Nov 2014, 10:30), Lot 18

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: leaf
Support: Individual documents attached together (along upper and lower edges) in scroll format
Extent: 1 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 306 × 158 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th century CE ; India


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