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Colophon


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.559 contains a colophon giving the name of the calligrapher Mubakshah ibn Qutb and the date of copying.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] In Arabic, vocalized: katabahu al-faqīru ilá Allāhi ta 'ālá /1/ Mubākshāhu ibn Qutbin ghafara Allāhu /2/ dhunūbahumā wa-satara 'uyūbahumā fī Sha'bāni /3/ sanata thalāth wa-'ishrīna wa-sab'a mi'atin /4/ hāmidan li-Llāhi ta'ālá 'alá ni'amihi wa-musalliyan /5/ 'alá nabīyihi Muhammadin wa-ālihi al-ghurari al-kirāmi /6/ al-tayyibīna al-tāhirīna wa-musalliman taslīman /7/
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
723 AH/AD 1323
Medium
ink and pigments on dark cream laid Persian paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.559.432A
Measurements
H: 7 5/16 x W: 5 5/16 in. (18.5 x 13.5 cm)
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