Folio from a Haft awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami (d.1492); verso: the Flight of the Tortoise; recto: text

citation

Maker(s)
Patron: Sultan Ibrahim Mirza
Author: Jami (died 1492)
Historical period(s)
Safavid period, 1556-1565
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink 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
F1946.12.215
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Manuscript folio

Keywords
duck, illumination, Iran, poems, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), tent, turtle, woman, 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

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

Copyright with museum

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