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Bahram Gur slays two lions to gain the Crown of Iran

Bahram Gur slays two lions to gain the Crown of Iran

Illustrated folio from a manuscript of Ferdowsi's Shahnama
Opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paper
4 columns of text in black nasta'liq script on reverse
Iran, Safavid school of Shiraz, second half of the 16th century
Folio: 21 x 12,4 cm
Painting: 17,2 x 12,4 cm

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