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September 16, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Seven Painted Manuscript Pages

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Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2927BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 16, 2016 11:00AM


Seven Painted Manuscript Pages, Persia, possibly Safavid, opaque color and gold on paper, depicting scenes of men conversing in tents, battle scenes, and a depiction of the prophet Muhammad, all with Nastaliq script in reserves above or below the paintings, as well as on the reverse and within the margins, one large folio glazed, six loose, page size to 12 x 7 7/8 in.

Estimate $800-1,000

Slight toning, water damage to some areas of pages, some surface abrasion and pigment loss, corners of one page restored, slight worm damage.

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