Collection: Henri Vever collection

523 objects
S1986.482

Book of prayers

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Manuscript; Book of prayers; Arabic in black naskh script, colophon in tawqi’ script; illuminated headings in white; 197 folios with 6 double-page illumination (fols.173-178 recto and 172-177 verso),1 sarlawh (folio 1 verso), 1 unwan (folio 10 verso); colophon (folio 195 recto); standard page: 1 column, 7 lines. Binding: The manuscript is bound in leather over …

S1986.436

Seated nobleman

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Drawing; recto: Seated nobleman, the inscription reads: Shayk Mihr; verso: Head of a Courtier.

S1986.442

Humayun and Akbar

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Detached album folio; text: Persian in black, red, gold, and white nasta’liq script; recto: Humayun and Akbar, inscription at the bottom of page reads Humayun Padishah, Akbar Padishah; verso: calligraphic panel, two couplets. Border: the recto is set in gold rulings in a dark blue border with floral motifs mounted on gold-sprinkled paperboard; the verso …

S1986.434

Equestrian portrait of Muhammad Shah from the Impey Album

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Detached folio from a dispersed manuscript; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: Equestrian portrait of Muhammad Shah from the Impey Album; verso: calligraphic panel, central panel contains a quatrain surrounded by marginal calligraphic panels; one of a group of three folios; seal with date; signed by master Daswanth. Border: The recto is set in …

S1986.431

Two ladies carry flowers

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Detached album folio; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: Two ladies carry flowers; verso: calligraphic panel; two couplets, signed by Ali. Border: The recto is set in gold rulings surrounded by a black floral scroll on cream-colored paper; the verso is set in gold and black rulings with a green floral and leaf scroll, …

S1986.429

Album folio; recto: Lady with two attendants; verso: calligraphy

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Detached album folio; left-hand half of a double-page composition; text: Persian and Arabic in black nasta’liq script; recto: Lady with two attendants; verso: panel of calligraphy, one column, six lines; signed by Muhammad Ibrahim. Border: The recto is set in a frame of gold foliate and arabesque motifs mounted on a blue-colored paperboard with gold …

S1986.427

Sultan Murad and Sultan Daniyal on a Picnic

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Detached album folio; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: Sultan Murad and Sultan Danyal on a Picnic; verso: calligraphic panel containing verses from the Gulistan by Sa’di. Border: The recto is set in gold and black rulings surrounded by an inner frame of gold floral scroll, a blue tendril scroll and a gold- red …

S1986.425

Young prince

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Album folio; Young prince; single-page portrait. Border: The painting is set in gold, black, and white rulings surrounded by a pink inner frame and a yellow outer frame mounted on a dark- brown colored paperboard.