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Three Double-folio Leaves of Calligraphy

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
54
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3134B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Three Double-folio Leaves of Calligraphy, Persia, 18th/19th century, ink and gold on paper, written in Thuluth and Naskhi scripts, with black and red diacritical marks and red, blue, and white dotted gilt roundels, divided by bands of white on gilt text, surrounded by gilt and drawn line borders, matted, page size 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Taped to mat on reverse, toning, oil spots, tear along gilt border.


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

Arabic calligraphy, Calligraphy, Islamic calligraphy, Naskh, Thuluth, Writing

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