09-15-2017 09-15-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3025B Boston
September 15, 2017 10:00AMCalender

Two Folios

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3025B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 15, 2017 10:00AM


Two Folios, Persia, 20th century, depicting a hunting scene, possibly from the Shahnama (Book of Kings), below an inscribed band, with Arabic texts to reverse, gouache and gold on paper, in a Plexiglas frame, leaf 9 3/4 x 4 5/8, painting 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

not examined out of frame, some toning and minor tears and holes to paper, minor buckling, otherwise in good condition.

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Alexander romance, Folio, Gouache, Great Mongol Shahnameh, Literature, Memory of the World Register, Persian mythology, Publishing, Shahnameh, Tur, Visual arts