Kulliyyāt.

Record ID: 
77354
Accession number: 
MS M.143
Title: 
Kulliyyāt.
Created: 
Persia, probably Shīrāz (Iran), between 1418 and 1428.
Binding: 
The ancient binding has been lost; the back cover is currently in 19th century lacquer; front cover is morocco.
Description: 
195 leaves (2 columns, 23 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 195 x 110 mm
Provenance: 
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.
Notes: 

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.

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