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Three Miniature Painting and Calligraphy Folios

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$308$250

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

Description:

Three Miniature Painting and Calligraphy Folios, India, 18th/19th century, watercolor and gold on wasli, the central panel of each folio depicting a series of three scenes from a Mughal court wedding set in a richly decorated palace with views to the garden, with a horizontal panel of nastaliq script calligraphy above and below each miniature painting, each framed and glazed, sight size to 8 3/4 x 4 in.
Estimate $500-700

Not examined out of frame, minor tear on largest folio, few small areas of in-painting on one miniature.


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, Miniature, Miniature painting, Nastaʿlīq script, Persian art, Persian calligraphy, Wasli

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