- Provenance information is currently unavailable
- Previous Owner(s)
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; recto: The Combat between Kay Khosrow and Afrasiyab and Afrasiyab's retreat, four columns, twenty-three lines, heading in black; verso: text from the story of Kay Khusraw, four columns, twenty lines.
Border: The text is set in gold and black rulings on cream-colored paper.
- Published References
- Glenn D. Lowry, Milo Cleveland Beach, Elisabeth West FitzHugh, Susan Nemanzee, Janet Snyder. An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection. Washington and Seattle. cat. 111, p. 95.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum