Keywords: court

22 objects
S1986.226

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Shirin before Shiruya; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.226

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; left-hand half of a double-page composition separated from the facing folio (S1986.227); text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: Shirin before Shiruya; verso: text, four columns, twenty-five lines; one of a group of six folios. Border: The text and the painting …

S1986.222

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: The court of Gayumarth; verso: text: Siyamak slain by the black demon

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.222

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text, The court of Gayumarth; verso: text, Siyamak slain by the black demon, four columns, twenty-five lines, marginal correction of scribal errors; one of a group of six folios. Border: The painting …

F1903.114

Palace Ladies by a Lotus Pond

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1903.114

Signature at lower left; total of 27 seals (17 on painting), four inscriptions (poems) on painting, five colophons, no labels. Unused frontispiece with cloud motif. Ivory pin. Depicting a scene of women, children and servants (total of fifteen figures) engaged in various activities, including playing weiqi and playing musical instruments, both inside and outside a …

S2003.8.3819a-c

Court Scene

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2003.8.3819a-c