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Miniature Painting with Calligraphic Verses

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2678B
Lot:
15
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2678B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 12, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

Miniature Painting with Calligraphic Verses, Iran, 18th century or earlier, opaque watercolor and ink on paper, probably from a book of epic poems, the Safavid-style miniature depicting three figures at the top left viewing two horse riders below in a large mauve field, the Persian verses "flowers in bloom" written in Nasta'liq script, 6 1/4 x 3 in., with a wide border of gold floral and vegetable motifs, matted.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

not examined out of matting. Minor loss of pigments, with creasing and very minor discolorations


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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