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Folio of Miniature Painting and Calligraphy

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2843B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 19, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Folio of Miniature Painting and Calligraphy, India, 19th century, watercolor and gold on wasli, depicting an emperor visiting a shrine to Krishna in a court garden, the deity with his arm around his consort Radha, an attendant fanning them from behind, a passage of calligraphy in nastaliq script on the reverse, written in black over a blue background with red highlights and diacritic marks, mounted on decorative paper, 14 x 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

areas of worm damage and paint loss.


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.

Keywords

India, Calligraphy, Iranian art, Islamic calligraphy, Krishna, Nastaʿlīq script, Persian art, Persian calligraphy, Radha, Wasli

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