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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020): recto: Faridun goes to Iraj's palace and mourns; verso: text

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 59.3 x 40.1 cm (23 3/8 x 15 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Tabriz, Iran
Date:
ca. 1330-1340
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
death  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
cat  Search this
palace  Search this
garden  Search this
Iraj  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Faridun  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.100
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Faridun mourns by the Coffin of Iraj; recto: unrelated text

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 59.5 x 40 cm (23 7/16 x 15 3/4 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Tabriz, Iran
Date:
ca. 1330-1340
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
camel  Search this
death  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Iraj  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Faridun  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.101
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Sindukht learns of Rudaba's actions; verso: text: Mehrab learns of Rudaba's feeling; altered folio recto: text: Sindukht query about Zal; verso: text

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 59.4 x 40.2 cm (23 3/8 x 15 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Tabriz, Iran
Date:
ca. 1330-1340
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
henna  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Rudaba  Search this
Sindukht  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.102a-d
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Ardashir captures Ardavan; verso: text: Kavus journey to Barbaristan

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 59.2 x 39.7 cm (23 5/16 x 15 5/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Tabriz, Iran
Date:
ca. 1330-1340
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
tree  Search this
Shahnama  Search this
horse  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
naskh script  Search this
sword  Search this
Iran  Search this
prisoner  Search this
Ardavan  Search this
Ardashir  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.103
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); Recto: Iskandar builds the iron Rampart ; Verso: text

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 59 x 39.7 cm (23 1/4 x 15 5/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Tabriz, Iran
Date:
ca. 1330-1340
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Alexander  Search this
naskh script  Search this
wall  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.104
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); Recto: Taynush before Iskandar and the Visit to the Brahmans.; Verso: text

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 59.5 x 40.4 cm (23 7/16 x 15 7/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Tabriz, Iran
Date:
ca. 1330-1340
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
horse  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Alexander  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
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brahmin  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.105.1
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text; verso: text

Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 59.5 x 40.4 cm (23 7/16 x 15 7/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Tabriz, Iran
Date:
ca. 1330-1340
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.105.2
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Ardashir with his wife, who throws down the cup of poison; verso: unrelated text

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 59.1 x 39.9 cm (23 1/4 x 15 11/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Tabriz, Iran
Date:
ca. 1330-1340
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
naskh script  Search this
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Ardashir  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.106
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Enthronement of Shah Zav; recto: unrelated text

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 59.1 x 40 cm (23 1/4 x 15 3/4 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Tabriz, Iran
Date:
ca. 1330-1340
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Iran  Search this
throne  Search this
shah  Search this
shah  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.107
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Folio from an Automata by al-Jazari; recto: Mechanical device for pouring a drink; verso: text

Calligrapher:
Muhammad b. Ahmad al-Izmiri  Search this
Patron:
Amir Nasr al-Din Muhammad  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 39.8 x 27.5 cm (15 11/16 x 10 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
1354
Period:
Mamluk period
Topic:
Mamluk period (1250 - 1517)  Search this
drinking  Search this
Egypt  Search this
automata  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.108
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text: he creation of the world, he creation of man, the creation of the sun and moon; verso: text: he Prophet Muhammad, the compilation of the Shahnama, the poet Daqiqi

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36.1 x 29.1 cm (14 3/16 x 11 7/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
illumination  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
epic  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.109
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text; verso: right-hand half of a double-page illumination

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, color and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36 x 27.7 cm (14 3/16 x 10 7/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
1341 (741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
illumination  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
shamsa  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.110
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: left-hand half of a double-page illumination; verso: text: Discourse in praise of wisdom, The creation of the world and the nature of man

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, color and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36 x 29.4 cm (14 3/16 x 11 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
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Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.111
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: A ruler enthroned, left-hand half of a double-page; verso: text

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 35.6 x 29.3 cm (14 x 11 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
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frontispiece  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.112
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: A hunt in the mountains; verso: text

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Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 35.6 x 29.3 cm (14 x 11 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
hunting  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
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Henri Vever collection  Search this
frontispiece  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.113
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Bahram Gur slays a dragon in India, text: Bahram marries the daughter of Shangal, king of India; verso: text: Bahram Gur flees from India

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36.8 x 30 cm (14 1/2 x 11 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
dragon  Search this
Shahnama  Search this
archery  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
emperor  Search this
Bahram Gur  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.114
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); Two of the duels between the Twelve Rukhs: Furuhad and Zangula (top); Ruhham and Barman (bottom)

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Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
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Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36.1 x 29.4 cm (14 3/16 x 11 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
battle  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
dueling  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.115
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text, Mirin asked in marriage Caesar's second daughter; verso: verso: unidentified painting from another part of manuscript mounted on a folio with text: Gushtasp fighting a dragon

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36.4 x 30 cm (14 5/16 x 11 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Luhrasp  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
epic  Search this
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Accession Number:
S1986.116
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edanmdm:fsg_S1986.116
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text: Battle of Shida and Kay Khusraw; verso: Shida, Son of Afrasiyab, slain by Kay Khusraw

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36.4 x 30 cm (14 5/16 x 11 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
death  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Kay Khusraw  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
epic  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.117
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3fb3c3cf6-694f-47b1-83f5-3066b767107f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.117
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Yazdgird enthroned; recto: text

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36 x 29.2 cm (14 3/16 x 11 1/2 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
throne  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
epic  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.118
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3e501d8c8-1d26-40f0-adc4-2ee000ef82b3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.118
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