Abu al-Qasim Firdawsi (d. 416H. =1025AD) - Shâhnâmeh or Book of the Kings, dated 1021H.(1612AD)
Copied by ‘Abd al-Rahim al-Katib, known as ‘Anbarin Qalam, Supervised by Abd al-Karim b. Taj Mohammad Sadeqi, For the treasury of the emperor Jahangir
A manuscript in persian, 487ff., 27ll. to the page in fine black nasta’liq in two columns, contain 12 illuminations or drawings, divided in 4 parts. The first page is decorated with an illuminated shamseh, written in white nasta’liq on gold. Lacquered binding with arabesques on the cover and flowers pattern inside. India, 1612 for the text. 17th century for the drawings and paintings. 18th century for the binding.
34 x 20 cm
Estimate : 50 000 / 80 000 €