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Folio with Calligraphy and Miniature Painting

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Folio with Calligraphy and Miniature Painting, India, 18th/19th century, watercolor on paper, depicting a travelling royal procession with a covered carriage drawn by a cow, surrounded by many courtiers holding banners and a rider on horseback, in a horizontal bordered panel, with two panels of calligraphy at either end surrounded by many notes in the margins, the reverse with a column of two paragraphs of calligraphy, also heavily annotated in the margins, 10 x 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

few areas of worm damage and staining, one side lightly attached to backing paper


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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India, Calligraphy, Penmanship, Typesetting

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