Folio from a Guy u chawgan (The ball and the polo-mallet) by Arifi (d. 1449): The dervish and the shah on the polo field: A scene in a polo field

citation

Bound folio within the manuscript: Guy u chawgan (The ball and the polo-mallet); recto: The dervish and the shah on the polo field; A scene in a polo field; verso: text; F1935.19 and F1935.20 are parts of the manuscript F1935.18 which have been accessioned separately.
Binding: The painting is set in red and blue rulings on cream-colored paper.

Maker(s)
Calligrapher: Shah Mahmud Nishapuri
Historical period(s)
Safavid period, late 16th century
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 19.5 x 12.2 cm (7 11/16 x 4 13/16 in)
Geography
Iran or Turkey
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1935.20
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Manuscript folio

Keywords
dervish, game playing, Iran, Ottoman period (1307 - 1922), polo, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), Turkey, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1935
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York. [1]

From 1935
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962

Description

Bound folio within the manuscript: Guy u chawgan (The ball and the polo-mallet); recto: The dervish and the shah on the polo field; A scene in a polo field; verso: text; F1935.19 and F1935.20 are parts of the manuscript F1935.18 which have been accessioned separately.
Binding: The painting is set in red and blue rulings on cream-colored paper.

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

Copyright with museum

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