KHIŻR PRESENTS A GLOBE TO SHĀH JAHĀN
December 31, 1824
The Morgan Library and Museum
Akbar Shah II 1806–1837
Khiżr presents a globe to Shāh Jahān
India, ca. 1825-1850.
Description:1 single leaf : paper on card, ill. ; 415 x 283 mm
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Credit: Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Genres: Miniatures (Illuminations)--19th century.
Paper (fiber product)
Language: Mount written on in Persian.
Notes: Ms. Mughal miniature; illuminated in the second quarter of the nineteenth century.
Miniature measures 225 x 130 mm.
The two figures are identified in Persian on the lower edge of the mount; the figure of Khiżr is there misidentified.
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.458.11.
Publications on: Islamic and Indian manuscripts and paintings in the Pierpont Morgan Library / Barbara Schmitz.
New York : The Library, 1997, no. 50, p. 156-157; figure 213.
Subjects: Shah Jahan, Emperor of India, approximately 1592-1666.
Manuscripts, Persian--New York (State)--New York.
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.
This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???