• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 298

    ABU'L-QASIM FIRDAWSI (D.416AH/1025AD): SHAHNAMAH, KASHMIR, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    ABU'L-QASIM FIRDAWSI (D.416AH/1025AD): SHAHNAMAH, KASHMIR, 19TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, 608ff. plus 2 fly-leaves, each folio with 25ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in four vertical columns, with gold and polychrome rules, titles in white on a gold ground, illuminated heading panels, with 30 contemporary miniatures, red morocco European binding with purple cover - folio 14 x 9in (35.5 x 22.8cm)


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