Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 16933/7 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts



1 copy of ʿArz̤ah dāsht

Petition of Sevaji and Nibhal Rao addressed to an unnamed ruler acknowledging the receipt of an earlier (royal) farman, relates the takeover of Gwalior Fort by the writer's son (ghulām zādah) with cavalry of 30,000, requests an order or ḥukm permitting the ghulām zādah to wait upon His Majesty

Not dated

Narrow text panel; gold ground; ruled outer borders; angled corner (bottom right)

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): 297 × 168 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th century CE ; India


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