Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 16933/8 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts



1 copy of ʿArz̤ah dāsht

Petition of Modhoji (?) Bhonslah addressed to an unnamed ruler acknowledging the receipt of an earlier (royal) shuqqah detailing favours, promotion and the grant of a khilʿat as a sign of esteem for the Bhonslah clan. It goes on to state an intension to dispatch money (?) as described by Rajah Gopalnath

Not dated

Narrow text panel and cartouche of stippled silver wash; verticle ruled bands with alternating painted stylised floral motifs on a repeated scallop or wave design in silver; 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): 420 × 168 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th century CE ; India


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