Three illustrated folio fragments from a dispersed manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama, with four miniatures, two depicting Rustam enthroned; being received in audience; and killing the White Div in a dark pit Persia, commercial Turkman, circa 1480(3)
Lot 8
Three illustrated folio fragments from a dispersed manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama, with four miniatures, two depicting Rustam enthroned; being received in audience; and killing the White Div in a dark pit Persia, commercial Turkman, circa 1480(3)
£2,500 - 3,500
US$ 4,200 - 5,900
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Three illustrated folio fragments from a dispersed manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama, with four miniatures, two depicting Rustam enthroned; being received in audience; and killing the White Div in a dark pit
Persia, commercial Turkman, circa 1480
gouache with the use of some gold on paper, rubbed and flaked, some faces repainted, tears with the loss of small areas of the painted surface, in mounts
136 x 142 mm. and smaller(3)
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