An illustrated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama, depicting Hojir before Sohrab at an encampment surrounded by their troops Persia, 17th Century(3)

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An illustrated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama, depicting Hojir before Sohrab at an encampment surrounded by their troops
Persia, 17th Century
(3)

£ 2,500 - 3,500
US$ 3,200 - 4,400
An illustrated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama, depicting Hojir before Sohrab at an encampment surrounded by their troops
Persia, 17th Century
Persian manuscript on paper, 21 lines to the page written in nasta'liq script in black ink, heading in red in nasta'liq script, inner margins ruled in gold, red and blue, trimmed, some losses, illustration significantly retouched, leaf 335 x 220 mm.; and an illustrated leaf from a manuscript of Nizami's Khamsa, from the Haft Paykar, depicting Bahram in the white pavilion, Persia, Isfahan, second half of the 17th Century, Persian manuscript on paper, 19 lines to the page written in nasta'liq script in black ink in four columns, headings in nasta'liq script in gold in an illuminated panel, inner margins ruled in colours and gold, leaf trimmed of its outer margins, illustration retouched, leaf 275 x 185 mm.; and an illustrated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama: Nushirvan orders Mazdak and his followers to be executed, Persia, 17th Century, Persian manuscript on paper, 19 lines to the page written in nasta'liq script in black ink in four columns, inner margins ruled in gold, black and blue, illustration retouched, in mount
leaf 344 x 225 mm.(3)
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An illustrated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama, depicting Hojir before Sohrab at an encampment surrounded by their troops Persia, 17th Century(3)
An illustrated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnama, depicting Hojir before Sohrab at an encampment surrounded by their troops Persia, 17th Century(3)
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