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Illustrated Folio Manuscript

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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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 century, opaque color and gold on paper, with four columns of Nastaliq calligraphy in reserves above and below a painting depicting a battle scene, with men riding horses and camels and carrying banners on two sides of a battlefield, with parts of the painting overlapping the gilt and flower vine patterned borders, the reverse with four columns of Nastaliq script, and a cartouche containing two lines in red, signed lower left, framed and glazed, sight size 9 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Buckling, one area reinforced on reverse, rust spots and pencil markings in margins.


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Keywords

Calligraphy, Camel, Islamic calligraphy, Nastaʿlīq script, Persian calligraphy, Persian orthography

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