“Buzurgmihr Masters the Game of Chess,” Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), c. 1300-30, ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper, 6 3/8 x 5 1/4″, Iran or Iraq (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)


"Buzurgmihr Masters the Game of Chess," Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), c. 1300-30, ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper, 6 3/8 x 5 1/4", Iran or Iraq (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

“Buzurgmihr Masters the Game of Chess,” Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), c. 1300-30, ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper, 6 3/8 x 5 1/4″, Iran or Iraq (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Cite this page as: Beth Harris, "“Buzurgmihr Masters the Game of Chess,” Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings), c. 1300-30, ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper, 6 3/8 x 5 1/4″, Iran or Iraq (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)," in Smarthistory, January 25, 2017, accessed May 26, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/bahram-gur-in-a-peasants-house-ilkhanid-dynasty/dp159356/.