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Illuminated Folio Manuscript

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$123$100

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

Description:

Illuminated Folio Manuscript, Persia or India, 19th/20th century, ink and opaque color and gold on paper, divided into two columns of calligraphy surrounded by a further column of calligraphy that wraps around them, all in Nastaliq script, with triangular reserves containing blue, pink, and orange flowers over a gilt ground, framed and glazed, sight size 10 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Not examined out of frame. Slight buckling, otherwise good condition.


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.

Keywords

India, Calligraphy, Folio, Islamic calligraphy, Nastaʿlīq script, Persian calligraphy, Persian orthography

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