Bhāgavata purāṇa

Record ID: 
77352
Accession number: 
MS M.51
Title: 
Bhāgavata purāṇa
Created: 
Jan. 22, 1802.
Binding: 
Bound at the top of the page; the binding, including doublures, is of yellow-, blue-, and white-striped silk with red and pink rosettes and green stems.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1906.
Description: 
461 leaves (23 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 80 x 87 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Henry Sotheran, Ltd. in 1906; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms.; written and illuminated in India, probably in Delhi, and dated in the colophon on fol. 458: V.S. 1858 Paujavadi: 5 Śukre (i.e., Jan. 22, 1802).
Decoration: paper painted in silver and gold with various patterns, 139 miniatures; miniatures on the first and last page have gold borders.

Language: 
Sanskrit
Century: 
Classification: