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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.252
People
Scribe: `Ali Wasfi, Turkish (active c. 1762)
Title
Calligraphy Album with Six Leaves of Hadith Written in Nashki script
Classification
Albums
Work Type
album
Date
1762-1763
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Turkey
Period
Ottoman period
Culture
Ottoman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/215585
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
21 x 13.3 x 0.7 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: signed by the scribe Ali al-Wasfi
Provenance
[Sotheby's, London, 11 December 1973, lot 457], sold; to Edwin Binney, 3rd, 1973, bequest; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1985.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Edwin Binney, 3rd Collection of Turkish Art at the Harvard Art Museums
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.252
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Edwin Binney III, Turkish Treasures from the Collection of Edwin Binney, 3rd, exh. cat., Portland Art Museum (Portland, OR, 1979), page 112-113/figure 74

Exhibition History

The Edwin Binney 3rd Collection of Turkish Art at the Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/16/1987 - 08/02/1987

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