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- Previous Owner(s)
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; Persian in black nasta'liq script; recto: Completion of the book and sincere advice for the youth; text from Sharafnama (Book of honor), the first part of Iskandarnama, inscription on bottom page; verso: Iqbalnama (Book of happiness), sarlawh, four columns, fifteen lines; one of a group of three folios.
Border: The text is set in gold, black, and blue rulings on cream-colored paper.
Recto, bottom page, Tamam shoud mujalad aval az ketab-i Iskandarnama musami be Sharafnama.
"The first volume (Sharafnama) of the book of Iskandarnama was finished."
- 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. 240, p. 212.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
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