An illustrated leaf from a dispersed manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama (The Book of Kings), probably depicting Rustam returning to Iran after killing the Div Akvan, made for Qiwam al-Daulah wa'l-Din Hasan
Injuid Persia, Shiraz, circa 1341
Persian manuscript on paper, text written in 6 columns of an accomplished naskhi script in black ink, double intercolumnar rules in red, inner margins ruled in blue and red, headings in red and black thuluth script, some retouching to the red background, creased, waterstaining and crude repairs mostly restricted to outer borders, framed
350 x 290 mm.
Islamic and Oriental Art
Islamic and Indian Art
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