Kitab al-khamsa (Book of the five poems) by Jami (d. 1492)

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Former owner
Bernard Alfred Quaritch (1870-1913) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854 - 1919)
Provenance
To 1907
Bernard Alfred Quaritch, London, to 1907 [1]
From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Bernard Alfred Quaritch in 1907 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See Original Purchase List of Persian Manuscripts and Miniatures, pgs. 104-105, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
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1548-1549 (955-956 A.H.)
Period
Safavid period
Accession Number
F1907.160
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Topic
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)
Khamsa
nasta'liq script
illumination
Iran
Arts of the Islamic World
Origin
Iran
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 28.2 x 18.1 cm (11 1/8 x 7 1/8 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
Type
Manuscript