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- Previous Owner(s)
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Detached album folio; text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; recto: text: two couplets from the Divan of Amir Khusraw Dihlavi arranged in four diagonal lines in the center, surrounded by other fragments of calligraphy in nasta'liq, corners embellished with triangular illuminated panels; verso: verses from Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi, text: Eblis turns himself into a cook, a gold heading: Jamshid's fortune demolished, four columns, twenty-four lines.
Border: The calligraphies on the recto are mounted on gold-sprinkled paperboard. The verso is set in gold, black and blue rulings mounted on paperboard.
- 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. 450, p. 361.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
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