Zahhak consults the physicians at court from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

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Historical period(s)
Il-Khanid dynasty, Mongol period, ca.1330-1340
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 24.3 x 19.7 cm (9 9/16 x 7 3/4 in)
Geography
Iran, Tabriz
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1923.5
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Detached manuscript folio

Keywords
bow, court, epic, Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353), Iran, lute, Mongol period (1220 - 1380), naskh script, Shahnama
Provenance

1923
DeMotte, Inc., 1923 [1]

From 1923
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from DeMotte, Inc. in 1923 [2]

Notes:

[1] See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

DeMotte, Inc.

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Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
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