Description This round box has a dome-shaped cover attached with chains on two sides, fastening in the front. Around the body is a broad band containing a thuluth inscription of blessings for the sultan. Persian verses decorate the cover along with arabesque patterns.
|12/13/2011||Examination||Examined for exhibition|
- Art of Persia. Ithaca College Museum of Art, Ithaca. 1966-1967.
- Illuminated Manuscripts: Masterpieces in Miniature. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984-1985.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1922, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1922
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