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Miniature Painting

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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

Description:

Miniature Painting, India, Mughal-style, depicting a court scene with chess players and audience, in a rectangular panel surrounded with border with a continuous landscape of illustrated stories, Persian script calligraphy in a rectangular panel decorated with floral scroll designs, gouache and gold on thick paper, 13 3/4 x 9 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

severe foxing in progress in front and back, water damage and color smudges to top front, paper rolled with some buckling, minor tears along edges.


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, Gouache, Illuminated manuscripts, Miniature, Miniature painting, Muraqqa, Painting, Persian art

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