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Text Page with Dedication to the Ottoman Sultan Selim I
Muhammad ibn Pir Ahmad al-shahir bi-Ibn Arghun al-Shirazi (early 16th century)
Scribe Muhammad ibn Pir Ahmad al-shahir bi-Ibn Arghun al-Shirazi (early 16th century)
Text Page with Dedication to the Ottoman Sultan Selim I
English: The line written in gold Riqa' script on this page from Walters manuscript W.591 refers the Ottoman Sultan Selim I, to whom this work is dedicated. The bequest (waqf) seal of Bashir Agha, dated 1130 AH/AD 1717, is at the left.
Date AD (918 AH) (Ottoman Empire
era QS:P2348,Q12560
Medium ink and pigments on laid paper
Dimensions Height: 18 cm (7 ″); Width: 11.5 cm (4.5 ″)
dimensions QS:P2048,18U174728;P2049,11.5U174728
institution QS:P195,Q210081
Accession number
Place of creation Bursa, Turkey
Object history
  • Izzat [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ex libiris (min kutub), seal erased on fol. 1a]
  • 'Abd al-Qadir [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ex libris, fol. 1a]
  • Muhammad Amin, Inspector of awqaf [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [bequest entry on behalf of Bashir Agha with seal and the shelfmark 419 on fol. 1a
  • bequest (waqf) seal of of Bashir Agha dated 1130 AH/AD 1717
  • the same seal is also present on fols. 2a, 35a, 52a, and 77b
  • the shelfmark 419 is also inscribed on the tail edge]
  • al-Hajj Bashir Agha Dar al-Sa'adah, 1130 AH/AD 1717, by bequest [ex libiris, dated 1158 AH/AD 1745 (plus his seal) on fol. 1a, middle of the page
  • the same seal is also on fols. 32b and 78a]
  • Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]
  • : bequeathed to Walters Art Museum by Henry Walters
Credit line Acquired by Henry Walters
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