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Ilkhanid Illustration
Great Mongol (Demotte) Shahnama
Chapter 22 - The Sassanians: Ardashir Babakan.
Ardashir's minister stands before him.

Tabriz, Persia, c.1335AD


A larger image of 'Ardashir's minister stands before him'. Great Mongol (Demotte) Shahnama. Tabriz, Persia, c.1335. Ilkhanid Illustration. Keir Collection, PP.04.


Ardashir and His Dastur (Councillor)
DATE: c. 1330
MATERIAL AND TECHNIQUE: Ink, colours and gold on paper
CLASSIFICATION: Detached Folio
DIMENSIONS: Miniature: 21 x 19.5 cm.; written surface 40 x 28.5 cm.
DEPARTMENT: The Keir Collection of Islamic Art
CREDIT LINE: The Keir Collection of Islamic Art on loan to the Dallas Museum of Art
OBJECT NUMBER: K.1.2014.34
General Description: Keir catalogue number PP.04
Source: Dallas Museum of Art



London, Keir Collection
Title of Work: Shahnama (Great Mongol)
Manuscript: X01
Chapter 22 - The Sassanians: Ardashir Babakan (42 years)
Scene: Ardashir's minister stands before him
Dimensions (h x w): 220 x 200 mm
Format: Irregular, random within borders
Reconstructed Folio: 184v
Gregorian Date: 1335 (circa)
School: Tabriz
Source: Shahnama Project

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