Four illustrated folios from the ‘Eckstein’ Shahnamah of Firdawsi

mss 1009.1

45 x 28.9 cm;

illustration on the recto:

Kay Khusraw crosses the Oxus

mss 1009.2

37.2 x 32.2 cm

illustration on the verso:

Gushtasp slays the dragon

mss 1009.3

34.8 x 23 cm

illustration on the verso:

Rustam slays his treacherous step-brother Shaghad

mss1009.4

35 x 24.1 cm

illustration on the verso:

Adhar Barzin slays both the dragon and Bahman