098: An illuminated Ottoman Firman with Tughra

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Lot: 98 Starting Price: €3000Estimate: €3000 - €5000Sold for €7414 inc. premium Categories: Athens, Auction1005, Islamic, Ottoman & Middle East, Philhellenic, Islamic, Ottoman & Middle East, Selected Results



    An illuminated Ottoman Firman with Tughra. Early 19th century.
    Ink heightened with gouache and gold on paper.
    18 lines of Ottoman Turkish text in alternating black and red diwani script surmounted by a large illuminated tughra decorated with gold flowers. Framed.
    99 x 53 cm.