A FROND OF FERN

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December 31, 1579
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Animals and Plants
Akbar 1556–1605

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A frond of fern

Persia or the Deccan region of India, ca. 1580.

Description: 1 single leaf : paper on card, ill. ; leaf: 378 x 242 mm; 173 x 86 mm

Credit: Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.

Genres: Miniatures (Illuminations)--Afghanistan--Herāt--16th century.

Miniatures (Illuminations)--India--Golconda--16th century.
Paper (fiber product)
Cardboard.
Single leaves.

Language: Surround in Persian;

Script: nastaʻlīq.

Notes: Ms. single leaf, Persian or Deccan miniature; illuminated in Herāt or in Golconda ca. 1580.
The surround is a cutting from a manuscript and contains six lines of a qasida in "-ab" by ʻUrfī.
MICROFILM holding is on record for MS M.458.1r.

Provenance: Ḥusain Khān Shāmlū (d. 1618) and possibly his son, Ḥasan Khān; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Charles Hercules Read in 1911; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Associated Names:ʻUrfī Shīrāzī, Muḥammad, 1555 or 6-1590 or 91.
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.
Formatted Place:Afhanistan--Herāt.
India--Golconda.

Cite as: Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.458.33v.

Publications on: Islamic and Indian manuscripts and paintings in the Pierpont Morgan Library / Barbara Schmitz.

New York : The Library, 1997, no. 50, p. 171; figure 237.

Subjects: 1580.

Dept./Collection: Pierpont Morgan Library Dept. of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

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Thank You for Suggestion and replaced image with proper one.

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This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???

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