December 31, 1749
Art and Calligraphy
Ahmad Shah Bahadur 1748–54
India or Iran, 17th century or later.
Description: 1 single leaf : paper on card, ill. ; 415 x 300 mm
Credit: Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Illuminated borders--17th century.
Illuminated borders--18th century.
Illuminated borders--19th century.
Paper (fiber product)
Surround in Persian.
Notes: Ms. Mughal or Persian calligraphy; written and illuminated in the 17th century or later.
Text: unidentified Persian quatrain.
Surround text: one line of an unidentified Persian mas̤navi.
Decoration: illuminated border.
Text box: 210 x 118 mm.
MICROFILM holding is on record for MS M.458.1r.
Provenance: Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Charles Hercules Read in 1911; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Associated Names: Read, Charles Hercules, Sir, 1857-1929, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.
Morgan, J. P. (John Pierpont), 1867-1943, former owner.
Cite as: Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.458.31v.
Publications on: Islamic and Indian manuscripts and paintings in the Pierpont Morgan Library / Barbara Schmitz.
New York : The Library, 1997, no. 50, p. 169-170.
Subjects: Manuscripts, Persian--New York (State)--New York.
Dept./Collection: Pierpont Morgan Library Dept. of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts