Iran, possibly Isfahan, 1813.
Painted lacquer covers in dark brown leather case which was probably made in Central Asia.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) before 1913.
279 leaves (1 column, 17 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 292 x 195 mm
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).
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.