The Prophet Muhammad enthroned and the four orthodox caliphs from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

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At A Glance

  • Period

    early 14th century
  • Geography

    Iran
  • Material

    Ink, opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 9.8 x 11.5 cm (3 7/8 x 4 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1929.26
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1929.26

Object Details

  • Previous custodian or owner

    Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962)
  • Provenance

    To 1929
    Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York to 1929 [1]
    From 1929
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York in 1929 [2]
    Notes:
    [1] Object file (F1929.25a-b), undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Origin

    Iran
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Manuscript
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