Haft aurang.

Record ID: 
112408
Accession number: 
MS M.467
Title: 
Haft aurang.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Description: 
297 leaves (4 columns, 20 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 300 x 193 mm
Provenance: 
Presented by Ghulām Ḥusain ʻAṭāʾī to Amīn al-Sulṭān, a Persian prime minister, on 9 Jumādā II 1303 (i.e., Mar. 25, 1886; inscription on fol. 1); he assassinated in 1907; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Alexander Imbert, Rome, 1911; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated, probably in Shīrāz, and completed 10 Muḥarram 973 (i.e., Aug. 7, 1565).
Decoration: 11 miniatures.
Scribe: Ḥasan al-Ḥusainī.
Incipit on fol. 2: ṣadr-i ū nāma-i naw u kuhan ast.
Text box: 170 x 100 mm.

Variant Title: 

Seven thrones

Script: 
nasta'liq
Language: 
Persian
Century: 
Classification: