Keywords: Henri Vever collection

523 objects
S1986.110

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text; verso: right-hand half of a double-page illumination

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh and thuluth script with few sentences in white outlined in black; recto: text, one column, 25 lines, verso: right-hand half of a double-page illumination, detached from the facing folio (S1986.111), text, one column, 14 lines; one of …

S1986.19a-b

Book cover

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S1986.18

Book cover

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S1986.101

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Faridun mourns by the Coffin of Iraj; recto: unrelated text

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, headings in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: unrelated text, six columns, 31 lines; verso: illustration and text, Faridun mourns by the coffin of Iraj, six columns, 13 lines; one of a group of 16 folios. …

S1986.95.2

Left-hand half of a double-page calligraphy

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Folio from double-page calligraphy; left-hand half of double page calligraphy, couplets of poem; facing folio (s1986.95.1); text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; signed by Imad; inscription on the top right corner; one of a group of 2 folios. Border: Text is set in a blue inner frame with a gold floral scroll, a red gold …

S1986.17

Book cover

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S1986.95.1

Right-hand half of a double-page calligraphy

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Folio from double-page calligraphy: right-hand half of double-page calligraphy, four hemistichs from Bustan of Sa’di, facing folio (S1986.95.2); text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; signature of Mir-Ali-Tabrizi; one of a group of 2 folios. Border: The text is set in a blue inner frame with a gold floral scroll, a red gold leaf scroll, and …

S1986.16

Book cover

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