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Binding from Book of Kings (Shahnama)
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Binding from Book of Kings (Shahnama)


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Description This black lacquer binding from Walters manuscript W.600 has lobed central ovals and pendants and is not contemporary with the manuscript. It probably dates to the 13th century AH/AD 19th.
Provenance Ahmad [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [seal impression with name on fol. 1a]; Unknown owner, 1789 [mode of acquisition unknown] [ownership entry dated 12 Jumadá I 1204 AH/AD 1789 on fol. 1a]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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13th century AH/AD 19th century (?)
Medium
black lacquer with gold
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.600.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 12 13/16 x W: 7 1/2 in. (32.5 x 19 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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