Ilkhanid Illustration
Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso.

from the 1341 Inju Shahnama, Shiraz


A detail of Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso. 1341 Shahnama - Persian Inju Dynasty, Shiraz.


Firdawsi's Shahnama: Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso
Persian
Inju period
1341
Patron Qivam al-Din Hasan of Shiraz, Copied by Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn 'Ali ibn Husain al-Mawsili (Persian, 1300 - 1400 Persian)
Object Place: Shiraz, Iran
Dimensions Overall: 36.9 x 29.4 cm (14 1/2 x 11 9/16 in.)
Accession Number: 20.1839
Medium or Technique: Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Credit Line: Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Museum of Fine arts, Boston
Source: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston



Title of Work: Shahnama (1341)
Manuscript: 20.1839-1841
Accession Number: 20.1839
Chapter 13c - Rustam and the Khaqan-i Chin
Scene: Rustam pulls the Khaqan of Chin from his elephant by lasso
Dimensions (h x w): 213 x 240 mm
Format: Stepped, breaking through frame
Reconstructed Folio: 111v
Hijri Date: 741 Dhu'l-Qa'da 20
Gregorian Date: 1341 May 14
School: Inju'id Shiraz
Source: Shahnama Project


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