Folio from a Divan (collected poems) by Sultan Ahmad Jalayir (d.1410); recto: Gathering of scholars; verso: text

citation

Detached folio from a Divan (Collected poems) by Sultan Ahmad Jalayir; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script, headings in Arabic in gold, red and blue nasta’liq; recto: Gathering of scholars, two columns, 14 lines; verso: text, two columns, 13 lines, 51 lines of marginal text; one of a group of 9: the manuscript, its separated cover (F 1932.29), and 7 detached folios (F1932.30-31, F1932.33-37) are accessed separately.

Historical period(s)
Jalayirid dynasty, Mongol period, ca.1400
Medium
Ink, color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 29.5 x 20.3 cm (11 5/8 x 8 in)
Geography
Iraq, Baghdad
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1932.32
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Detached manuscript folio

Keywords
divan, Iraq, Jalayirid dynasty (1340 - 1432), Mongol period (1220 - 1380), scholar, tree
Provenance

To 1932
Dr. Jacob Hirsch, New York to 1932 [1]

From 1932
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dr. Jacob Hirsch, New York in 1932 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office. For further information in connection with this purchase see letter to Dr. Hirsch written by M. Aga-Oglu, January 4, 1932, Letter File (Hirsch).

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Jacob Hirsch 1874? - 1955

Description

Detached folio from a Divan (Collected poems) by Sultan Ahmad Jalayir; text: Persian in black nasta'liq script, headings in Arabic in gold, red and blue nasta'liq; recto: Gathering of scholars, two columns, 14 lines; verso: text, two columns, 13 lines, 51 lines of marginal text; one of a group of 9: the manuscript, its separated cover (F 1932.29), and 7 detached folios (F1932.30-31, F1932.33-37) are accessed separately.

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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