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Illustrated Folio Manuscript

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Illustrated Folio Manuscript, Persia, 19th/20th century, opaque color and gold on paper, possibly illustrating a poem by Nizami Ganjavi, four columns of Nastaliq calligraphy in reserves above and below a miniature painting depicting a fierce battle between camel riders, with a group of trumpeters in the background, framed and glazed, sight size 8 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

Minor toning and wear to paper, taped to board at corners and edges.


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Keywords

Islamic calligraphy, Miniature, Nastaʿlīq script, Nizami, Persian calligraphy, Persian literature, Persian orthography

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