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Illuminated Firman Manuscript

Auction:
2885B
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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

Description:

Illuminated Firman Manuscript, Persia, 19th century, opaque color and gold on paper, seven lines of Nastaliq script within cloud bands and surrounded by gilt, bordered by panels of scrolling florals and quatrefoil cartouches filled with blue, a seal stamp within a boteh-form cartouche, framed and glazed, sight size 23 1/4 x 15 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Not examined out of frame, crease across center, wrinkling and worm damage.


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

Cartouche, Decorative arts, Islamic calligraphy, Nastaʿlīq script, Ornaments, Persian calligraphy, Persian orthography

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