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Inscription: Definition: PersianTranslation: To the order of the treasury of the High Nawab, Shah Abbas Bahadur Khan, written by Zayn al-'Abadin the illuminator of Tabriz at the capital Isfahan.Notes: Page added during time of Shah Abbas, ca. 1600.Marking: Signed and inscribed.
Shah Abbas I, Isfahan, Iran (ca. 1600–1608; presented to Ardebil Shrine); Ardebil Shrine, Iran (ca. 1608–sack of Ardebil, 1826); M. Farid Parbanta(until 1963; sale, Sotheby's, London, December 9, 1963, no. 111,to MMA)