Anvār-i suhailī.

Record ID: 
77351
Accession number: 
MS M.128
Title: 
Anvār-i suhailī.
Created: 
Iran, possibly Isfahan, 1813.
Binding: 
Painted lacquer covers in dark brown leather case which was probably made in Central Asia.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913.
Description: 
279 leaves (1 column, 17 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 292 x 195 mm
Provenance: 
Āqā Muḥammad ʻAlī Naqqāsh (name on fol 279); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913 (listed as M.224 in both the inventory made after his death and in the first accession book); J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in Iran, possibly in Isfahan, and completed 17 Ṣafar 1228 (i.e., Feb. 19, 1813).
Scribe: Ṣādiq, the son of the deceased Muḥammad Jaʻfar al-Iṣfahānī, for Āqā Muḥammad ʻAlī Naqqāsh.
Decoration: illuminated title page, 123 miniatures.

Script: 
naskh
Language: 
Persian
Century: 
Classification: