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

$431$350
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3025B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 15, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Illuminated Manuscript Folio, Persia, 16th century style, depicting an execution scene with a gallows, archers, and a horseman, gouache on paper, gilt details, framed and glazed, sight size 9 1/8 x 7 5/8 in.

Estimate $700-900

not examined out of frame, buckling, wear to paper, minor pigment loss, smudges to calligraphy.


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Keywords

Book design, Folio, Gilding, Gouache, Illuminated manuscript, Publishing, Textual scholarship, Visual arts, Western art