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Description This text page from Walters manuscript W.623 marks the end of Ayinah-i Iskanadari and the beginning of Hasht bihisht. The latter is introduced by 2 panels with the inscription: Bab fath Hasht bihist. The folio contains the 2nd of 2 colophons giving the dates of copying and the titles of the individual poems: Majnun va Laylá and Ayinah-i Iskanadari.
Provenance Ibn Abi Husayn 'Ali [...] 'Ali, [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ownsership statement plus seal 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 al-Malik al-Wahhāb tamām shud kitāb /1/ Iskandar nāmah-i Amīr Khusraw Dihlavī dar tārīkh-i sānī va 'ishrīn /2/ shahr Dhū al-Hijjah sanat-i sab' 'ashar va alf /3/
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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1017 AH/AD 1609 (Safavid)
ink and pigments on mostly laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 13 9/16 x W: 8 11/16 in. (34.5 x 22 cm)
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
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