On the throne, a jumbled version of the Throne Verse (Koran II:225); on the borders around spider, a jumble of star and zodiac names; in a cartouche on lower section of back, false signature "work of Abd al-A'Imma"
False signature, "Work of Abd al-A'imma"
Purchased by the MFA from E.S. David in 1942.
John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund
Persian, Purportedly Safavid, probably late 19th century
- Falsely attributed to Abd al-A'imma, Persian, active about 1678–1722