Two Shahnama leaves: the head of Ghushasp before Bahram; Bijan killing Hayun Persia, circa 1530?(2)
Lot 10
Two illustrated leaves from a dispersed manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama: the head of Gushasp is brought to Hurmuz; Bizhan killing Human Persia, 16th Century(2)
Sold for £900 (US$ 1,512) inc. premium
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Two illustrated leaves from a dispersed manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama: the head of Gushasp is brought to Hurmuz; Bizhan killing Human
Persia, 16th Century
Persian manuscript on paper, 25 lines to the page written in four columns of nasta'liq script in black ink, double intercolumnar rules in gold, inner margins ruled in blue and gold, catchwords in wide margins, some retouching to miniatures, waterstaining and dampstaining restricted to outer margins, some crude repairs affecting small area of text
leaves 322 x 225 mm.(2)
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