Asian Works of Art
Illuminated Manuscript Leaf, Persia, 19th century, ink, color, and gold on paper, painted with a miniature possibly depicting the deaths of Layla and Majnun, with an elderly man holding the emaciated figure of Majnun while pairs of wild animals look on in the foreground, mounted on card with illuminated margins, reverse with text written in black and red ink, outlined with gold, with gold-splashed blue border, 7 3/4 x 5 1/2, frame 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.
minor damage to paper; very slight loss of color; unexamined out of frame
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