A qizilbash and his steed entangled by a dragon.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Ms. illuminated in the mid 16th century.
Miniature measures 172 x 148 mm.
The surrounds contain cuttings from manuscripts; the large cartouches are Persian prose, probably from Anṣārī's Munājāt; the small cartouches are three lines of a Persain