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Illuminated Folio Manuscript

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2885B
Lot:
3
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2885B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 19, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Illuminated Folio Manuscript, Persia, 16th/17th century, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, composed of three reserves with diagonal and horizontal Nastaliq calligraphy, each verse surrounded by densely scrolling floral patterns with a gilt ground, the upper and lower reserves separated by a band of intricate floral and geometric patterns, framed and glazed, sight size 10 3/4 x 6 1/8 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Not examined out of frame, minor creasing and gilt loss.


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Keywords

Calligraphy, Islamic calligraphy, Nastaʿlīq script, Ornaments, Persian calligraphy, Persian orthography, Scroll

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