University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:NEP18
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Persian
Provenience: Iran
Isfahan
Locus: Chahal Situm Pavilion
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Wood
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Men
Women
Cup
Chair
Tree
Ewer
Height: 168.91 cm
Length: 77.47 cm
Width: 0 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from H. Kevorkian, 1926

Description

Small doors, painted with exquisite miniatures. Central medallions: a man offering a cup to a lady seated in a chair under a tree. A man kneeling pouring out a cup of wine from a ewer and offering it to a standing lady. Said to have come from the pavillion of Chahal Situm. Decorated by Ziza Abbasi.


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