Firdawsi's "Shahnama": The Coffins of Rustam and Zavara

Persian
Ilkhanid period
About 1330–40


Object Place: Tabriz, Iran

Dimensions

With borders: 59.1 x 39.9cm (23 1/4 x 15 11/16in.) Main support: 41.3 x 29.5 cm (16 1/4 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

22.393

Medium or Technique

Ink, color, and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Provenance

1922, sold by Georges Joseph DeMotte (dealer; b. 1877- d. 1923), Paris and New York, to the MFA for $4,500 [see note 1] . (Accession Date: March 17, 1922)

Notes:
[1] Price is the total paid for MFA accession nos. 22.392 and 22.393.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund and Seth K. Sweetser Fund