A polo game and a hunting scene from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

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Historical period(s)
Il-Khanid dynasty, Mongol period, early 14th century
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 21 x 15.2 cm (8 1/4 x 6 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1929.25a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Detached manuscript folio

Keywords
epic, frontispiece, hunting, Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353), Iran, Mongol period (1220 - 1380), naskh script, polo, Shahnama, thuluth script
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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