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Accession Number:
2002 October 15, lot 152
Gregorian Date:
1520 (circa)
Origin:
Shiraz
Ownership:
Prof. Yahuda, Francis Hofer. Previously sold Sotheby's Geneva, 25 June 1985, lot 57.
Folios extant in ms.:
591
Columns x Rows:
4 x 23
Page Size (h x w):
342 x 210 mm
Text Size (h x w):
215 x 113 mm
Script:
Nasta'liq
Colophon Folio:
591
Ms Type:
Codex
Ms Status:
Complete
Completion Status:
Ready to upload to website
Illuminations in ms:
2
Illustrations in ms:
17 ( 16 Shahnama 1 Barzunama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
charles
Date last updated:
2008-09-26 12:37:01
 
Public Notes

Details from Christie's sale catalogue, pp.135-9.

The ms. has been in various collections, recorded by the owners from Mughal India until modern times. Fol. 49r has 3 seal impressions in the name of Aman-khan dated 1185/1771-2, 1191/1191/1777-8 and 1193/1779-80.

The ms. is not accessible at the moment.

(Adeela Qureshi)

 
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f. 425r
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