Colophon of Salaman u Absal from a Haft awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami (d. 1492)

citation

Folios 182b-199a, composed between 883 and 896H/1478 and 1490. The colophon gives the name of the scribe (ARB-see folder sheet) which is probably to be translated as “Aishi b. “Ashirni (?) and the year, 968H/A.D.1560-61.

Folio 199 part of signature of folios 195-202.
Folio 199 attached to folio 198.

Maker(s)
Artist: Ayshi bin Ishrati
Patron: Sultan Ibrahim Mirza
Author: Jami (died 1492)
Historical period(s)
Safavid period, 968 (1560-1561)
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 34.2 x 23.2 cm (13 7/16 x 9 1/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1946.12.199
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Manuscript folio

Keywords
Absal, illumination, Iran, nasta'liq script, poems, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), Salaman, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1946
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York. [1]

From 1946
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also, Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962

Description

Folios 182b-199a, composed between 883 and 896H/1478 and 1490. The colophon gives the name of the scribe (ARB-see folder sheet) which is probably to be translated as "Aishi b. "Ashirni (?) and the year, 968H/A.D.1560-61.

Folio 199 part of signature of folios 195-202.
Folio 199 attached to folio 198.

Inscription(s)

Translation of the colophon:
Written by the lowly servant Ayshi ibn Ishrati, may his sins be forgiven and his faults concealed. Dated the year 968/ 1560-61.

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

Copyright with museum

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