03-16-2018 03-16-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3084B Boston
March 16, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Two Pages from an Illuminated Manuscript

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3084B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 16, 2018 10:00AM


Two Pages from an Illuminated Manuscript, Persia, possibly 16th century, ink, opaque color, and gilt on paper, the right leaf with a miniature painting depicting a couple sharing a drink, the left with four columns of text in nastaliq calligraphy, the remainder of the page decorated with figures, trees, beasts all in gilt, framed and glazed, sight size 9 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

Not examined out of frame, loss and glue residue on center edge of pages, tear at center of painting, areas of paint loss.

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