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3263T Marlborough
June 12, 2019 10:00AM - June 21, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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Ten Painted Manuscript Pages

 
Auction: Discovery - 3263T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: June 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Ten Painted Manuscript Pages, Persia, 19th/20th century, ink and opaque color on paper, most depicting courtiers enjoying music, food, drink, and conversation in a garden, painted in an archaic Safavid style, with text in Nastaliq calligraphy in reserves above and below the paintings, sizes to 11 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-500


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Keywords

Calligraphy, Islamic art, Islamic calligraphy, Nastaʿlīq script, Persian calligraphy, Persian orthography, Safavid dynasty, Visual arts, Writing