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Jahangir entertains Shah Abbas

Posted by on Wednesday, September 19, 2012

In this painting, "Jahangir entertains Shah Abbas," the dish to Jahangir’s left bears traditional Central Asian fruits such as apples, grapes, and a melon.  The dish to Jahangir’s right bears more exotic fruits such as oranges, lemons, pineapple, bananas, and of course, mangos. (F1942.16a)

In this painting, “Jahangir entertains Shah Abbas,” the dish to Jahangir’s left bears traditional Central Asian fruits such as apples, grapes, and a melon. The dish to Jahangir’s right bears more exotic fruits such as oranges, lemons, pineapple, bananas, and of course, mangos. (F1942.16a)


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