KHIŻR PRESENTS A GLOBE TO SHĀH JAHĀN

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Akbar Shah II 1806–1837

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Khiżr presents a globe to Shāh Jahān

India, ca. 1825-1850.

Description:1 single leaf : paper on card, ill. ; 415 x 283 mm

Links: Detailed descriptions and additional bibliographies

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

Genres: Miniatures (Illuminations)--19th century.
Paper (fiber product)
Cardboard.
Single leaves.

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.
1825-1850.

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

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Mohmedd shareef

Thank You for Suggestion and replaced image with proper one.

Mirza Firuz

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

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