Keywords: hunting

100 objects
F1945.25.1

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Siyawush cleaves an onager into equal halves while hunting with Afrasiyab; verso: text, Piran’s Advice to Siyawush

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskhi script; recto: illustration and text: Siyawush cleaves an onager into equal halves while hunting with Afrasiyab, 4 columns, 19 lines; verso: text: Piran’s Advice to Siyawush, 6 columns, 29 lines; one of a group of 6 …

F1943.8

Medallion

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F1934.23

Plate

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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 …

F1931.33

Folio from a Khusraw u Shirin by Nizami (d.1209), recto: illustration: Khusraw and Shirin hunting; verso: text

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Detached folio from the Khusraw u Shirin by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration: Khusraw and Shirin hunting; verso: text: 4 columns, 23 lines; one of a group of 7 detached folios (F1931-37) from the manuscript (F1931.29) and the book binding (F 1931.30); accessioned separately. Binding: The painting and the text are …

F1931.30

Binding of volume Khusraw and Shirin by Nizami (d.1209)

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Book cover; cover of a Khusraw-u Shirin by Nizami (F1931.29); lacquer painted exterior covers with scenes of feasting on the front cover and envelope flap; scenes of hunting on the back cover; doublures are gold painted with gold-stamped cartouches, and black leather filigree over blue paper ground; one of a group of nine: the binding, …