Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York to 1931 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York in 1931 
 Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
 See note 1.
- Previous Owner(s)
Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962
Manuscript; Khusraw u Shirin from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta'liq script with illuminated headings; 62 folios with an unwan (F1931.37), 6 paintings (F 1931.31-36), and 1 shamsa (folio 2recto); 1 colophon (folio 62verso); seals (fols. 32, 34, 40, 45, 54); coat of arms (flyleaf); standard page: 4 columns, 25 lines of text; one of a group of 9: the binding (F 1931.30) and detached folios with paintings (F1931.31-36) are parts of the manuscript accessioned separately.
Binding: The manuscript was originally bound in a lacquer painted covers with scenes of feasting and hunting (F1931.30); the binding has been removed.
Colophon, folio 62 verso : "of the poetry of...Shaykh Awhad al-Din Nizami of Ganja...
Written by the slave who hopes for divine pardon Ali ibn Hasan al-Sultani in...May God disregard his sins, at the capital Tabriz, may God protect them from catastrophe and calamity."
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
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- Rights Statement
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