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[Two Persian miniatures].

Author: David Eugene Smith; Muslim World Manuscripts (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library)
Publisher: [India?, 18--?]
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : PersianView all editions and formats
Summary:
Two miniatures both taken from the same manuscript, possibly one of the Naṣīḥatnāmah. The first miniature (dimensions 148 x 110 mm) depicts the king talking to a standing figure while four other figures sit in waiting. The second miniature (dimensions 120 x 115 mm) from chapter 13 of the text (on avoiding people who betray others) depicts the king conversing with a kneeling person in green while a second  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts (documents)
Miniatures (paintings)
Detached leaves
Specimens
Material Type: Manuscript, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Eugene Smith; Muslim World Manuscripts (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library)
OCLC Number: 1144954231
Language Note: Persian.
Notes: Manuscript leaves.
Layout: Written in 19 long lines.
Script: Written in nastaʻlīq in black ink; pointed.
Decoration: Textblock border-ruled in beige, black, red, blue with page-opening frame-rule in blue; rubrications in red; half-page illustrations in pastel colors (f. 1r, 2r).
Origin: The item is undated; perhaps produced in India in the 19th century.
Shelfmark: MS Or 405 - GREY BOX.
Note in English describing the leaves pasted to verso of first leaf.
Description: 2 unfoliated leaves : paper, illustrations ; 340 x 187 (252 x 115) mm

Abstract:

Two miniatures both taken from the same manuscript, possibly one of the Naṣīḥatnāmah. The first miniature (dimensions 148 x 110 mm) depicts the king talking to a standing figure while four other figures sit in waiting. The second miniature (dimensions 120 x 115 mm) from chapter 13 of the text (on avoiding people who betray others) depicts the king conversing with a kneeling person in green while a second kneeling person in orange turns to say something to the two men standing behind him.

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