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Title

recto: Bahram Gur shooting two asses, left side of a frontispiece verso: four columns of text written in nasta'liq script

late 16th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Title

recto: Bahram Gur shooting two asses, left side of a frontispiece from a manuscript of the Haft Paikar


Place where the work was made

Iran


Cultural origin

Qazwin or Isfahan


Date

late 16th century


Materials used

opaque watercolour on paper


Dimensions

20.5 x 11.5 cm


Credit

Gift of Dr Nigel and Mrs Norma Hawkins 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program


Location

Not on display


Accession number

12.2010



Place

Where the work was made
Iran

Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Matt Cox, Look, ' A gift fit for kings', pg 8-9, Sydney, Apr 2014, 8 (colour illus.).

Sotheby's spring Islamic sales: Catalogue of fine oriental manuscripts, miniatures and Qajar lacquer, London, 22 Apr 1980, 80. lot no. 21