To at least 1922
Moussa, Tehran, Iran. 
Sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, Objets d'art Anciens de la Perse, May 5-6, 1922, no. 130. 
Henri Vever (1854-1942), Paris and Noyers, France. 
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. 
 The object was in the collection of Moussa (M.J.M) until 1922 when it was published in the auction catalogue, Objets d'art anciens de la Perse, May 5-6, 1922. 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, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1988), p. 405.
 See note 1.
 See note 1.
 See the Agreement for the Purchase and Sale of the Henri Vever Collection of January 9, 1986, Collections Management Office.
 See note 4.
- Previous Owner(s)
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian and Turkish in black nasta'liq script; recto: table of contents with titles of: Khusraw va Shirin, Makhzan al-asrar, Haft paykar, Iskandarnama, Layla va Majnun; verso: right-hand half of a double-page frontispiece, facing folio (S1986.191.2), A prince seated in a landscape with attendants; one of a group of two folios.
Border: recto: The table of contents is set in red, gold and green rulings on cream-colored paper; verso: the painting is set in red and gold inner frame and an illuminated outer frame.
Recto: above the page: "with the grace of God the merciful, [?] the poor Nusrat."
- 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. 267, pp. 233-234.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
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