Keywords: Henri Vever collection

523 objects
S1986.136

Folio from an anthology; two riders carrying maces approaching a castle

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Detached folio from a dispersed manuscript; Two riders carrying maces approaching a castle; one of a group of three folios; marginal inscription. Border: The painting is set in gold, red and blue rulings in a border with gold floral motifs.

S1986.23

Book cover

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S1986.135

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); Rustam before Kay Ka’us

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; Rustam before Key Kaus; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; four columns of text; one of a group of two folios. Border: The painting and the text are set in gold, blue, and white rulings mounted on a gold-sprinkled paperboard.

S1986.21

Book cover

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S1986.121a-b

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Amir Khusraw Dihlavi; (d.1325); recto: A couple converse; verso: text

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Khamsa (Quintet) by Amir Khusraw Dihlavi, text: Persian in black nasta’liq script with red heading; recto: illustration and text: A couple converse, four columns, thirteen lines; verso: text, four columns, twenty lines; one of a group of seven folios. The folio has been pasted together with pieces taken …

S1986.115

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); Two of the duels between the Twelve Rukhs: Furuhad and Zangula (top); Ruhham and Barman (bottom)

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.115

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script; recto: Two of the duels between the Twelve Rukhs: Furuhad, Zangula, Ruhham and Barman, 6 columns, 12 lines of text; circular illegible seal on the left corner; the lower left-hand corner of the folio has …

S1986.20

Bookbinding

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