Firing Up The Poet's Kettle (Painting, Recto; Text, Verso), Folio 247 From A Manuscript Of The Divan Of Anvari
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.117.247
People
Ascribed to Nanha, Indian
Title
Firing up the Poet's Kettle (painting, recto; text, verso), folio 247 from a manuscript of the Divan of Anvari
Other Titles
Alternate Title: "Servants Preparing Food for a Picnic"; Folio 247 from a Divan of Anwari, copied for Emperor Akbar (r. 1556-1605)
Series/Book Title: Divan of Anvari
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript folio
Date
1588
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, Pakistan, Lahore
Period
Mughal period
Culture
Indian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
folio: 13.8 x 8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 1/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of John Goelet, formerly in the collection of Louis J. Cartier
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.117.247
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Exhibition History

Anvari's Divan: A Pocket Book for Akbar, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/07/1984 - 03/28/1984

The Enlightened Eye: Gifts from John Goelet, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/12/2000 - 05/07/2000

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Verification Level

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