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Bahram Gur Kills 2 Lions to Claim his Crown
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Bahram Gur Kills 2 Lions to Claim his Crown


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Description On this folio from Walters manuscript W.608, Bahram Gur kills two lions to claim his crown.
Provenance Baqi Pasha [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ownership note fol. 1a]; 'Ali Riza ibn Mustafá, 1180 AH/AD 1766-1777 [mode of acquisition unknown] [ownership note with seal fol. 2a]; 'Ali Mawla 'Ali [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [seal impression fols. 153a, 177a, 233a, 351a]; Sahibi umm [mother of Mirza Ibrahim] [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ownership note fol. 351b]; Shah Vardi Ghulam Shah Mardan [date and mode of acquisition unknown [seal impression fol. 349]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
13th century AH/AD 19th century (Safavid; Qajar)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.608.178B
Measurements
H: 9 7/16 x W: 6 11/16 in. (24 x 17 cm)
Geography
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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