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- Previous Owner(s)
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Khamas (Quintet) by Nizami; Persian in black and blue nasta'liq script; recto: text, the Tenth discourse: In the principality rule of the end of the world, two columns, eleven lines, illuminated heading; verso: text, two columns, eleven lines; marginal inscription; one of a group of four folios.
Border: The recto is set in purple, gold, and blue rulings on cream-colored paper with animal and floral motifs and marginal cartouches; the verso is set in gold, purple, blue, and red rulings on colored paper with marginal cartouches, and medallions containing human figures.
Verso, (in margin) Slave of the King, Duraq
- 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. 262, p. 232.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
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- Rights Statement
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