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Nushirvan and his Prime Minster Dastur
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Nushirvan and his Prime Minster Dastur


Description Provenance Credit
Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.607 contains an illustration. Riding through a ruined village, the Sasanian Nushirvan and his prime minster Dastur see two owls talking.
Provenance 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
Folio: 934-935 AH/AD 1528-1529; Miniature repainted: 12th-early 13th century AH/AD 18th-early 19th century (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on cream-colored laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.607.15A
Measurements
H: 11 13/16 x W: 7 1/16 in. (30 x 18 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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