03-19-2016 03-19-2016
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March 19, 2016 11:00AMCalender
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Illuminated Folio Manuscript

 
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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