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Accession Number:
2019 October 24, lot 49
Hijri Date:
1050 Jumada I
Gregorian Date:
1640 August (to nearest hijri month)
Ownership:
Private Collection
Calligrapher:
Muhammad Qasim b. Muhammad Mirak al-Husaini
Preface:
Abu Mansuri
Folios extant in ms.:
440
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
365 x 225 mm
Text Size (h x w):
260 x 130 mm
Script:
Nasta'liq
Ms Type:
complete manuscript
Ms Status:
Complete
Completion Status:
Search not completed
Illustrations in ms:
48 ( 48 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
charles
Date last updated:
2019-10-23 19:08
 
Public Notes
See Christie's sale catalogue, 24 October 2019, pp. 66-67.
Project Notes
Examined by FA ahead of sale on 24 October. Details to update.
 
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Illustration in archive - 48     (back to top)
f. 005
Hushang discovers fire while killing the dragon with a stone (1640)
f. 006
Tahmuras and the Divs (1640)
f. 013
Faridun defeats Zahhak (1640)
f. 021
Manuchihr kills Salm (1640)
f. 025
Sam recognizes his son Zal in the Simurgh's nest (1640)
f. 055
Rustam kills Alkus in combat (1640)
f. 065
Rustam meets Suhrab before combat (1640)
f. 081
Siyavush plays polo before Afrasiyab (1640)
f. 092
Guruy executes Siyavush (1640)
f. 108
Kay Khusrau receives Rustam and Zal (1640)
f. 110
Kay Khusrau reviews his troops (1640)
f. 130
Bizhan kills Human (1640)
f. 139
The first combat: Fariburz kills Gulbad (1640)
f. 145
Kay Khusrau kills Guruy (1640)
f. 154
Kay Khusrau throws Shida to the ground (1640)
f. 161
Kay Khusrau gives a safe conduct to Afrasiyab's family (1640)
f. 167
Gushtasp kills a wolf in Rum (1640)
f. 170
Gushtasp kills Ilyas in combat (1640)
f. 178
Bidarafsh kills Zarir, the brother of Gushtasp (1640)
f. 183
The death of Luhrasp in battle against the forces of Arjasp (1640)
f. 190
Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves (1640)
f. 191
Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon (1640)
f. 192
Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress (1640)
f. 197
Isfandiyar kills Arjasp to rescue his sisters (1640)
f. 210
The first combat of Rustam and Isfandiyar (1640)
f. 219
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1640)
f. 230
Iskandar attends the dying Dara (1640)
f. 233
Iskandar marries Raushanak (1640)
f. 251
The great sages mourn the death of Iskandar (1640)
f. 262
Ardashir recognizes Shapur during a polo game (1640)
f. 272
Shapur besieges the city of the Arabian King Ta'ir (1640)
f. 279
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada (1640)
f. 283
Bahram Gur enthroned after killing the lions (1640)
f. 287
Bahram Gur hunts lions (1640)
f. 299
Bahram Gur kills a dragon in India (1640)
f. 309
Anushirvan executes Mazdak and his followers (1640)
f. 332
Anushirvan receives the Khaqan's daughter (1640)
f. 363
Bahram Chubina kills the fleeing Sava Shah (1640)
f. 368
Bahram Chubina learns his fortune (1640)
f. 373
Ayin Gushasp's assassin is executed by Bahram Chubina (1640)
f. 380
King Hurmuzd is assassinated (1640)
f. 383
Bahram Chubina enthroned (1640)
f. 402
The captive Qulun mortally wounds Bahram Chubina (1640)
f. 411
Shirin greets Khusrau Parviz on his way to the hunt (1640)
f. 418
Shiruy (Qubad) enthroned (1640)
f. 424
Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusrau Parviz (1640)
f. 431
Sa'd-i Vaqqas kills Rustam (1640)
f. 438
Bizhan kills Mahuy to avenge Yazdagird (1640)