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Auction archive: Lot number 2

Persian manuscript.-

Estimate
£5,000 - £7,000
ca. US$6,159 - US$8,623
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 2

Persian manuscript.-

Estimate
£5,000 - £7,000
ca. US$6,159 - US$8,623
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

Persian manuscript.- Leaf from an illustrated Shahnameh, commissioned by the library of Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din Hasan, the vizier of Fars, with a later added gouache illustration of a battle scene with three horsemen, two of whom brandish swords, attacking a soldier on foot carrying a shield and also wielding a sword standing against a walled background with the heads of two figures looking on from windows, the rest of the background in red, text in small naskh script in black ink in 6 columns, red rules, some repaired tears and abrasions causing loss to text, edges frayed, some soiling and spotting, but generally legible and in good condition, 360 x 290mm., ?Shiraz, [at the end of the month of Ramadan in 741 AH, ie mid-March 1341AD].

Auction archive: Lot number 2
Auction:
Datum:
26 Jan 2023
Auction house:
Forum Auctions
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0) 20 7871 2640
Beschreibung:

Persian manuscript.- Leaf from an illustrated Shahnameh, commissioned by the library of Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din Hasan, the vizier of Fars, with a later added gouache illustration of a battle scene with three horsemen, two of whom brandish swords, attacking a soldier on foot carrying a shield and also wielding a sword standing against a walled background with the heads of two figures looking on from windows, the rest of the background in red, text in small naskh script in black ink in 6 columns, red rules, some repaired tears and abrasions causing loss to text, edges frayed, some soiling and spotting, but generally legible and in good condition, 360 x 290mm., ?Shiraz, [at the end of the month of Ramadan in 741 AH, ie mid-March 1341AD].

Auction archive: Lot number 2
Auction:
Datum:
26 Jan 2023
Auction house:
Forum Auctions
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0) 20 7871 2640
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