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Elephant (Fil), from Aja'ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation), by al-Qazvini

Author:
Muhammad al-Qazvini (ca. 1203-1283)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 32.7 x 22.4 cm (12 7/8 x 8 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iraq or Eastern Turkey
Date:
early 15th century
Topic:
elephant  Search this
cat  Search this
naskh script  Search this
weasel  Search this
Turkey  Search this
Iraq  Search this
Wonders of Creation  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1954.92
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1954.92
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Elephant (Fil), from Aja'ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation), by al-Qazvini

Author:
Muhammad al-Qazvini (ca. 1203-1283)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 32.7 x 22.4 cm (12 7/8 x 8 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iraq or Eastern Turkey
Date:
early 15th century
Topic:
elephant  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Turkey  Search this
Iraq  Search this
Wonders of Creation  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1954.95
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Freer Gallery 04: Engaging the Senses: Art in the Islamic World
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1954.95
Additional Online Media:

Lidded ritual wine ewer (guang) with dragons, elephants, rabbits, birds, and fish

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 16.7 x 19.5 x 9.6 cm (6 9/16 x 7 11/16 x 3 3/4 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Anyang, Henan province, China
Date:
ca. 1200-1100 BCE
Period:
Late Shang dynasty
Topic:
bird  Search this
fish  Search this
dragon  Search this
dragon  Search this
elephant  Search this
elephant  Search this
rabbit  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
wine  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1939.53a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1939.53a-b

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