From at least 1931
Octave Homberg, Paris, from at least 1931 
Henri Vever (1854-1942), Paris and Noyers, France, to 1942 
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 
 A note in the object record states: Octave Homberg (June 1931, sale no. 91) rsxx; ? sale "no. 35 en 1933 - roax" (see also, Curatorial Remarks 1 and 2 in the object record). The object is documented as having appeared in the collection of Octave Homberg by at least June 1931. 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. 400.
 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), p. 145, no. 174.
 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; Divan (Collected poems) by Jami; Persian in black nasta'liq script; headings in white and blue; 282 folios with 1 sarlawh (folio 1 verso), 1 unwan (folio 5 recto), and five paintings; standard page: 2 columns, 11 lines of text.
Binding: The manuscript is bound in papier-mâché with lacquer-painted exterior covers and doublures of leather filigree, scalloped medallion, and cornerpieces on a multicolored paper ground.
- 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. 174, p. 145.
- Homberg. to be determined. cat. 91, p. 48.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum