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

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

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