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PROPERTY FROM A PERSIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnameh: Bahram Gur sits on the ivory throne after having slain the lions, Persia, Safavid, mid-17th century
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
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117

PROPERTY FROM A PERSIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnameh: Bahram Gur sits on the ivory throne after having slain the lions, Persia, Safavid, mid-17th century
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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An illustrated and illuminated leaf from a manuscript of Firdausi's Shahnameh: Bahram Gur sits on the ivory throne after having slain the lions, Persia, Safavid, mid-17th century
gouache and ink on paper, 8 lines to the page above the painting, written in nasta’liq script in black ink, within 4 columns, ruled in gold, the reverse with 25 lines of text in nasta’liq script
34.8 by 24.2cm.
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Provenance

Sotheby's London, 15 October 1998, lot 561.

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