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Colophon


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.630 contains a colophon in Arabic and Persian giving the name of the scribe and the date of copying.
Provenance Sultan 'Uthman Khan (?) [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [erased waqf seal and statement signed by [Ibrahim] Hanif, inspector of awqaf and the shelfmarks 3815 and 3795 (crossed out) on fol. 1a]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] tammat al-kitāb bi-'awn Allāh al-Malik al-Wahhāb dar tarīkh 18 /1/ shahr Sha'bān al-Mu'azzzam sanah 966 'alá yad al-faqīr al-haqīr ad'af /2/ 'ibād [A]llāh ilá rahmat Allāh 'Alī Qulī bn Qadr bn Nūr... (?) Barrāk (?) /3/ gharīq-i rahmat-i kasī bād kih kātib rā bih al-hamdī kunad yād /4/ tammat /5/ alif (=Allāh) mīm (=Muhammad) /6/ 'ayn (='Alī) /7/
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
966 AH/AD 1559 (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on cream-colored laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.630.187A
Measurements
H: 10 1/4 x W: 6 1/8 in. (26 x 15.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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