Vintage russian postcard - artist Sergey Solomko

[Vintage russian postcard - artist Sergey Solomko] He reminds me of someone.

Folio from a Falnama (Book of omens)  Angels bow before Adam and Eve in Paradise  mid 1550s-early 1560s  Safavid period  Opaque watercolor and gold on paper  H: 59.3 W: 44.5 cm  Qazvin, Iran

Folio from a Falnama (Book of omens) Angels bow before Adam and Eve in Paradise mid Safavid period Opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: W: cm Qazvin, Iran

تبرز هذه القطعة مثل المتنبي ” إذا رأيت نيوب الليث فلا تظنن أن الليث يبتسم” كتب الاقتباس ست مرات تماماً في صورة الأسد. للفنان أفرت باربي

Just because you can see the lion's teeth, don't assume he is smiling. Al Mutanabbi’s proverb: “Just because you see the lion’s teeth, don’t assume that the lion is smiling” The quote is wri.

Angels Adoring Adam, Page from a Manuscript of the Majalis al' Ushshaq (The Gathering of Lovers) Iran, circa 1600 Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper 10 x 6 1/2 in. (25.4 x 16.5 cm) LACMA Collections

Angels Adoring Adam, Page from a Manuscript of the Majalis al' Ushshaq (The Gathering of Lovers) Iran, circa 1600 Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper 10 x 6 in. x cm) LACMA Collections

#Backgammon, always popular (in Persia?)

Orient Caravan offers the best quality of handcrafted Damascene mosaics ranging from jewelry boxes to backgammon gaming sets, all made of the finest kinds of wood including walnut and rosewood, and generously adorned with pieces of genuine Mother-of-Pearl

Manuscript of the Nujum al Ulum (Stars of the Sciences), 1570, Bijapur

Nujum al Ulum - Stars of the Sciences, Islamic manuscript, Bijapur, Deccan, India

prince entertained on a terrace divan hafez 1523 shaybanid dynasty

Folio from a Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz (d. recto: text: Poem of the contentment of heart and soul; verso: illustration and text, Prince entertained on a terrace 1523 Muhammad Qutbshah Uzbek period

Arts of the Islamic World | Folio from a <i>Shahnama</i> (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Ardashir slays Haftwad; verso: The story of slaying of Haftwad's worm | S1986.247

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Smithsonian's museums of Asian art.

Guraze taking the corpse of Siyamak: Leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama. Copied by Salik ibn Sa’id for Sultan Ali Mirza of Gilan (r.1478-1504) Persia, Turkman style, A.H. 899/1494 A.D. Gouache on paper with gold; miniature:233 by 152 mm.; folio: 345 by 245 mm. This rare folio is one of less than five unaccounted for from the original group of forty thought to have been with Demotte in paris in the 1920s. ~ a very good representation of a Timurid cavalryman.

Guraze taking the corpse of Siyamak: Leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama. Copied by Salik ibn Sa’id for Sultan Ali Mirza of Gilan (r.1478-1504) Persia, Turkman style, A.H. 899/1494 A.D. Gouache on paper with gold; miniature:233 by 152 mm.; folio: 345 by 245 mm. This rare folio is one of less than five unaccounted for from the original group of forty thought to have been with Demotte in paris in the 1920s. ~ a very good representation of a Timurid cavalryman.

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