Friedrich Paul Theodor Sarre (1865-1945). 
Mme. Maria Louise Sarre, Ascona, Switzerland. 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dr. Paul Kempner, New York on behalf of Mme. Maria Louise Sarre, Ascona, Switzerland. 
 Object file F1954.33-114, undated folder sheet note 2. “The manuscript was originally acquired by Prof. Friedrich Sarre in Algiers”.
 Object file F1954.33-114, undated folder sheet note 1. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920 file, Collections Management Office.
 See note 2. See also invoice dated July 22, 1954 and correspondences between Dr. Paul Kempner and the Freer Gallery, dated July 21, 1954; copies in object file.
- Previous Owner(s)
Mme. Maria Louise Sarre
Friedrich Paul Theodor Sarre
One of 82 detached folios from a dispersed copy of a Aja'ib al-makhluqat wa- ghara'ib al-mawjudat (Wonders of creation and marvels of creatures and strange things existing) by Zakariya b. Muhammad al-Qazwini (ca. 1203-1283).Text: Arabic in black and red nasta'liq script; recto: illustration and text: Sphere of the sun, one column, 21 lines; verso: illustration and text: Venus, one column, 21 lines; one of a group of 84 folios.
Border: The text and the painting are set in gold and black rulings on cream-colored paper.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
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- Rights Statement
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