Keywords: Uzbek period (1500 - 1598)

15 objects
S1986.46

Tuhfat al-ahrar (Gift of the free) by Jami (d. 1492)

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Manuscript; Tuhfat al-ahrar (Gift of the free) by Jami; Persian in black nasta’liq script; headings in gold and red; 78 folios with a signed double-page frontispiece (folio 1verso, 2 recto), one sarlawh (folio 2 verso), and a dated colophon, inscriptions and seals (folio 78 verso); standard page: two columns, 13 lines of text. Binding: The …

S1986.40

Tuhfat al-ahrar (Gift of the free) by Jami (d. 1492)

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Manuscript; Tuhfat al-ahrar (Gift of the free) by Jami; Persian in black, gold and white nasta’liq script; 59 folios with a sarlawh (folio 2verso), three paintings (fols. 1recto, 2verso, 25recto), dated colophon (folio 59recto); seals (fols. 1recto and 59recto); inscriptions (folio 1recto); standard page: 2 columns, 14 lines of text. Binding: The manuscript was in …

F1932.3a-b

Mihr u Mushtari (The Sun and Jupiter) by Shams al-Din Muhammad Assar (d. circa1382)

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Manuscript; Mihr u Mushtari (The Sun and Jupiter) by Shams al-Din Muhammad Assar; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script with headings in gold, red and blue; 284 bound folios and five detached folios with 1 shamsa (folio 1recto), 1 sarlawh (folio 2recto), 4 paintings, one dated colophon (folio 284recto), and 3 seals (folio 284recto); standard …

S1986.304

Seated princess

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Album folio: Seated princess; right-hand half of a double-page composition; signature in the border. Border: The painting is set in gold, green and black rulings in a gold inner frame and an outer margin painted with scenes of feasting in an outdoor setting.

S1986.301

A prince and princess embrace

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Detached album folio: A prince and princess embrace; three couplets in Persian black nasta’liq script. Border: The painting is set in gold and black rulings in an inner frame with bird and leaf motifs and an outer frame of gold flower scroll on green ground, mounted on a paperboard with gold floral motifs.

F1939.50b

Folio of Calligraphy

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Detached folio from a dispersed album.An illuminated qita’ (poetic fragment); Persian in black nasta’liq script; signed by Mir Ali. verso (F1939.50a): painting: A portrait of Abd al-Rahim Khan Khanan; side panel texts in Persian black nasta’liq script. Border: recto (F1939.50b): the calligraphy panel is set in red, gold, and black rulings in an inner frame …