SHĀH JAHĀN SEATED ON A JEWELED THRONE (DURING SHAH JAHAN ERA)

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Shah Jahan 1627–1658

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Shāh Jahān seated on a jeweled throne

Probably Delhi, India, late 18th century.

Description:1 single leaf : paper on card, ill. ; leaf: 415 x 295 mm; image: 180 x 145 mm

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

Genres:Miniatures (Illuminations)--India--Delhi--18th century.

Paper (fiber product)
Cardboard.
Single leaves.

Notes: Ms. illuminated in the late eighteenth century, probably in Delhi, India.
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.
Formatted Place:India--Delhi.

Cite as: Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.458.2r.

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

New York : The Library, 1997, no. 50, p. 146; figure 207.

Subjects: Shah Jahan, Emperor of India, approximately 1592-1666.
1775-1800.

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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