Persia, probably Shīrāz (Iran), between 1418 and 1428.
The ancient binding has been lost; the back cover is currently in 19th century lacquer; front cover is morocco.
195 leaves (2 columns, 23 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 195 x 110 mm
Fakhr al-Mulk (who signed the manuscript and dated it on fol. 194v: 26 Shaʻbān 1314 (Jan. 31, 1897)); Sir Cecil Spring Rice (1859-1918); acquired by the Pierpont Morgan Library in 1925, possibly from Dame Florence Caroline Spring Rice.
Ms. written and decorated in Persia, probably in what is now Shīrāz, Iran, between 24 Dhū al-Qaʻda 821 (i.e., Dec. 23, 1418) and 7 Dhū al-Ḥijja 831 (i.e., Sept. 18, 1428).
One of the earliest known manuscripts of the works of Salmān Sāvajī--Cf. Schmitz.
Text is defective at the end and leaves are missing.
Decoration: rubrics in red and headings in larger gold or red; inner rulings in gold, black, and blue.
nasta'liq and naskh