Keywords: Central Asia

235 objects
F1932.8

Folio from a Mihr-u Mushtari (The Sun and Jupiter) by Shams al-Din Muhammad Assar Tabrizi (d. circa 1382); recto: The nuptials of Mihr and Nahid

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Detached folio from a bound copy of Mihr-u Mushtari (The Sun and Jupiter) by Shams al-Din Muhammad Assar Tabrizi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: The nuptials of Mihr and Nahid; verso: blank; one of a group of 6: the manuscript (F1932.3a-b) and 5 detached folios are accessioned separately. Border: The painting and the …

F1932.7

Folio from a Mihr-u Mushtari (The Sun and Jupiter) by Shams al-Din Muhammad Assar Tabrizi (d. circa 1382); verso: Mihr feasting with Kayvan the King of Khwarazm; recto: text, Mihr playing lute and feasting with Kayvan

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Detached folio from a bound copy of Mihr-u Mushtari (The Sun and Jupiter) by Shams al-Din Muhammad Assar Tabrizi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text: Mihr playing lute and feasting with Kayvan, 2 columns, 11 lines; verso: illustration and text: Mihr feasting with Kayvan the King of Khwarazm; one of a group of …

F1932.6

Folio from a Mihr-u Mushtari (The Sun and Jupiter) by Shams al-Din Muhammad Assar (d. circa1382); recto: Prince Mihr takes down a lion’s head at a single blow; verso: text, Mihr fighting with bandits

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Detached folio from a bound copy of Mihr-u Mushtari (The Sun and Jupiter) by Shams al-Din Muhammad Assar; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text: Mihr takes down a lion’s head at a single blow; verso: text: Mihr fighting with bandits, 2 columns, 12 lines; one of a group of 6: the …

F1929.67

Folio from Divan (collected poems) by Sultan Husayn Mirza (d.1506)

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Divan (collected poems) by Sultan Husayn Mirza; Eastern Turkish in white nasta’liq script with the title in an illuminated band; verses of poem executed in qat’ (cut-out technique); one of a group of two folios (with F.1929.66). Border: Folio is mounted on a green ground, set in …

F1929.66

Folio from Divan (collected poems) of Sultan Husayn Mirza (d.1506); calligraphy

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Divan (collected poems) by Sultan Husayn Mirza; Eastern Turkish in white nasta’liq script with the title in an illuminated band; verses of poem executed in qat’ (cut-out technique); one of a group of two folios (with F1929.67) Border: Folio is on a green ground, set in gold …

F1929.65

Folio of Calligraphy

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Page of calligraphy; text: Persian and Arabic in white, red, and black ta’liq script set against a blue ground embellished with gold floral motifs; signed by Kamal-al-Din Ikhtiyar al-munshi al-sultani; one of a group of three folios. Border: The text is set in gold, blue, and black rulings on gold-sprinkled paper.

F1929.64

Folio of calligraphy by Kamal al-Din Ikhtiyar al-Munshi al-Sultani (d. 974)

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Panel of calligraphy; text: Persian in white, gold, blue and black ta’liq script; signed by Kamal al-Din Ikhtiyar al- munshi al-sultani and dated 1552 (959 A.H.); triangular illuminated corner panels; one of a group of three folios. Border: The calligraphic panel is set in gold, black and red rulings mounted on blue gold-sprinkled paperboard.