treasures-and-beauty: “ This frontpiece is from an illuminated copy of the Qur’an AH / 1323 CE - Walters Ms. by Mubārakshāh ibn Quṭb, honored with the epithet zarrīn qalam (golden pen). Mubārakshāh ibn Quṭb was one of the six pupils of.
Book of kings (Shahnama), Binding, Walters Art Museum Ms. Upper board outside This is an illuminated and illustrated Safavid copy of the Book of kings (Shāhnāmah) by Firdawsī (d. 411 or 416 AH / CE), dating to the tenth century AH / sixteenth CE.
BOUGHT WITH FRAME Hasim LR: Portrait of Prince Muhammad Buland Akhtar (known as Nur Achhe Sahib) at Prayer Artist: Painting by Hujraj Object Name: Illustrated single work Date: century Geography: India
"Design for a Clock in the Form of an Elephant with an Indian Driver", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari. Abu'l Izz Isma'il al-Jazari. Dated A. Geography: probably Syria. Accession Number: On view in Gallery
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