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Three Miniature Paintings

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
10
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Three Miniature Paintings, India, one depicting a couple with an older man sitting with a book in his left hand and a wine cup in his right, the painting roughly cut and pasted in a sheer paper mat decorated with gilt borders and details, inscribed on the reverse; one depicting a hunting scene with hunters on horseback chasing various animals scattering in a field; and one depicting three figures preparing to offer food to a godly figure above, with two text blocks dividing the two paintings, enclosed in a gilt border, all gouache on paper, framed and glazed, to 12 x 7 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

first painting separately drawn and pasted in a painted matte pasted on cardboard, toning, stain, tape residues, and taping verso; second with water damage to upper left corner, a tear only visible on reverse; and third not examined out of frame, visible signs of water damage and mold in progress, smudges on colors, toning to paper.


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, Gouache, Illuminated manuscripts, Miniature, Miniature painting, Watercolor painting, Watermedia

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