- Provenance information is currently unavailable
- Previous Owner(s)
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Manuscript; Mihr u Mushtari by Shams al-Din Muhammad Assar Tabrizi; text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; headings in gold, white and blue; 186 folios with a sarlawh (folio 1 verso), 5 paintings (25recto, 48verso, 84recto, 112recto, 141recto); seals (fols. 1 and 186 rectos); one of a group of three: manuscripts (S 1986.62, S 1986.39) and folio (S 1986.164); standard page: 2 columns, 14 lines of text.
Binding: The manuscript is bound in olive leather over paper pasteboards, the exterior covers are decorated with gold block- stamped medallions and cornerpieces. The envelope flap has a border identical to that on the upper and lower covers, and the tip of the envelope flap contains a horizontal medallion outlined in gold.
Seals: fol.186recto (oval, in kufic) [illegible]
- 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. 56, p. 44-45.
- Lawrence Binyon, J.V.S. Wilkinson, Basil Gray. Persian Miniature Painting: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Miniatures Exhibited at Burlington House, January-March 1931. Exh. cat. Oxford, January - March 1931. cat. 128, p. 129.
- Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Persian Art. Exh. cat. London. cat. 544c, p. 262.
- Fereshteh Daftari. The Influence of "Persian Art" on Gauguin, Matisse, and Kandinsky. Ann Arbor. p. 175.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum