Sale, Ader, 1934, no. 17. 
Henri Vever (1854-1942), Paris and Noyers, France. 
From 1942 to 1986
Family member, Paris and Boulogne, France, by inheritance from Henri Vever, Paris and Noyers, France. 
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from a family member, Paris and Boulogne, France. 
 See Susan Nemazee, "Appendix 7: Chart of Recent Provenance" in An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection, Glenn D. Lowry et al (Washington, D.C.: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1988), p. 399.
 See Glenn D. Lowry et al., An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection (Washington, D.C.: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1988), pp. 16-17, no. 4.
 See the Agreement for the Purchase and Sale of the Henri Vever Collection of January 9, 1986, Collections Management Office.
 See note 3.
- Previous Owner(s)
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Manuscript; Qur'an, second quarter: Sura al-A'raf (the Heights) - Sura al-Kahf (the Cave), sura 7-18; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script, illuminated pages with titles in white thuluth script; vocalized in black; 178 folios with two double-page illuminations, rosette verse markers and inscribed marginal medallions; inalienable donation; inscriptions on folio 175 verso; standard page: 1column, 7 lines of text.
Binding: The manuscript is bound in brown leather over paper pasteboards with blind tooling, an envelope flap, and doublures of block pressed leather.
Fol. 175 verso: This holy rub' [quarter] was given for God's sake in waqf [endowment] by Muhammad Sa'id to the madrasa [school] al- Zulyunia in the qanawat in the siqaq al-Ta'dil.
This manuscript contains the second quater of the Qur'an, from Sura VII ("The Heights") to Sura XVII ("The Cave").
- Published References
- Glenn D. Lowry, Milo Cleveland Beach, Elisabeth West FitzHugh, Susan Nemanzee, Janet Snyder. An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection. Washington and Seattle. cat. 4, p. 16.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
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- Rights Statement
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