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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.229
Title
Ali Receiving the Bay'a (Swearing of Allegiance) (painting, recto; text, verso), illustrated folio from a manuscript of Maktel-i Ali Resul of Lami‘i Chelebi
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript folio
Date
late 16th century
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Iraq, Baghdad?
Period
Ottoman period
Culture
Ottoman
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
folio: 28.9 x 18.2 cm (11 3/8 x 7 3/16 in.)
Provenance
Possibly Kevorkian Foundation, New York (after 1953?), Kevorkian II sale,[through Sotheby's, London, 1 December 1969, lot 106], sold; to Edwin Binney, 3rd, 1969, bequest; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1985.

Footnote:
Edwin Binney, "Turkish Treasures From the Collection of Edwin Binney, 3rd", Portland Museum of Art, Portland Oregon, 1979, p.62
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
1985.229
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 62-63/figure 35

Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report 1999-2000 (Cambridge, MA, 2001), p. 38

Exhibition History

Recent Acquisitions , Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/15/1986 - 01/04/1987

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

A Grand Legacy: Arts of the Ottoman Empire, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 10/09/1999 - 01/02/2000

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