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The prince meets a carefree dancing dervish whose good fortune he purchases for his ring, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot): Eighteenth Night

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Akbar 1556–1605

The prince meets a carefree dancing dervish whose good fortune he purchases for his ring, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot): Eighteenth Night

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The prince meets a carefree dancing dervish whose good fortune he purchases for his ring, from a Tuti-nama (Tales of a Parrot): Eighteenth Night c. 1560 Part of a set. See all set records India, Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 16th century Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper Gift of Mrs. A. Dean Perry 1962.279.131.b DID YOU KNOW? The animals in the wilderness include a tiger, two does, and a blackbuck. DESCRIPTION While wandering through the wilderness, the prince meets a happily dancing dervish. When asked why he is dancing, the dervish says that he is celebrating a good omen that predicted he would soon acquire a valuable jewel. The prince, standing on the left, proffers his gold signet ring, which the dervish gladly takes in exchange for his good luck. PROVENANCE Estate of Breckenridge Long, Bowie, MD, 1959; Harry Burke Antiques, Philadelphia, PA; Bernard Brown, Milwaukee, WI;

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