Go to Navigation
Go to Content
Go to Search
Signature: 18.104.22.168 verso:In Persian near forelegs: Work of the servant of the palace Mansur Nadir al-Asr.22.214.171.124 recto:In Persian in upper left corner: Written by the sinful slave 'Ali, may God forgive his sins.Inscription: Inscription in Persian in nasta‘liq script at top:
From the reign of Emperor Jahangir
In front of animal’s leg:
عمل بنده درگاه منصور نا در العصر
Work of the servant of the palace, Mansur, “Wonder of the Age”Marking: 126.96.36.199 verso:Margin number '25' is inscribed in the gilt margin.
Jack S. Rofe, Scotland (in 1929; sale, Sotheby's, London,December 12, 1929, to Kevorkian); [ Hagop Kevorkian, New York, from 1929]; [ Kevorkian Foundation, New York, until 1955; gift and sale to MMA]
© 2000–2014 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All rights reserved.