12.5 in. high 8.87 in. wide (31.8 cm high 22.6 cm wide)
The Alice and Nasli Heeramaneck Collection, Gift of Alice Heeramaneck, 1981
Not on view
[ Art market, India, until 1969; sold to Heeramaneck]; Nasli M. Heeramaneck (Indian, 1902–1971), New York (1969–d. 1971); Alice N. Heeramaneck, New York (until 1982; gifted to MMA)
Atil, Esin, and Ibn al-Muqaffa. Kalila wa Diman: fables from a fourteenth-century Arabic manuscript. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981. Bodleian library Kalila wa Dimna dated 1354 (Pococke 400), a Mamluk ms., in its illustrative cycle and compositions the closest precursor to the Gujarat ms.