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- Previous Owner(s)
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Divan (collected poems) by Amir Nizam al-Din Shaykh Ahmad Suhayli ; text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; recto: flyleaf with the name of the scribe and the date; obliterated seals; verso: sarlawh, two columns, seven lines of text.
Border: The text is set in gold, red and blue rulings on an orange colored, gold-sprinkled paper.
Flyleaf: "Divan of Suhayli, the writing of Sultan-Ali Mashhadi, large size paper, thirty pieces of borders in dawlatabadi paper, 42 leaves of paper, polychrome and marbleized, gilded with a leather cover...covered in gold, the writing of Sultan-Ali Mashhadi, inspected on the 16th of the month of Jumada II, in the year [A.H.] 1105 [A.D. June 29, 1694]; On 29 Dhu'l-Qa'da in the year [A.H.] 1117 [A.D. April 25, 1705] inspected."
- 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. 284, p. 252.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
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