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September 16, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Leather-bound Shahnameh by Ferdowsi

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Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2927BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 16, 2016 11:00AM


Leather-bound Shahnameh by Ferdowsi, undated, with introduction composed by the Timurid prince Baysunghur Mirza, and two double pages with color and gold illuminations and text, the main body of the text beginning with the reign of Luhrash through the end, approximately 669 pages, 11 x 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Worm damage, toning, some pages with losses restored, tears in some pages, some gilt and paint loss.

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Baysunghur Mirza