Keywords: lion

273 objects
F1917.48

Handle

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S1986.220

Folio from a Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz; recto: Bahram Gur enthroned after killing the lions; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.220

Detached folio from a Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz; painting from a dispersed copy of Haft paykar from the Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami mounted on a folio from a Divan of Hafiz; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text: Bahram Gur enthroned after killing the lions; verso: text, four columns, thirteen lines; …

S1986.184

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text; verso: The envoys of Salm and Tur before Faridun

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, four columns, twenty-five lines; verso: illustration and text: The envoys of Salm and Tur before Faridun. Border: The painting and the text are set in gold, red, and blue rulings on cream-colored paper.

F2017.8.1-2

Pair of rank badges – lions

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Two rank badges in kesi with lions (first rank military) sitting on the ground amidst two peonies, clouds, two rolls of water and three rocks. Framed in gold leaf under direction of Spink & Son, Ltd.

F1993.18.4

Stamp seal

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Ellipsoid shaped stamp seal with lioness motif facing to the right. The lioness is suckling two small human figures. Pahlavi inscription from 9 o’clock to 4 o’clock.