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Persian Miniature Depicting a Game of Chovgan.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
587
Sold for:
$74$60

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Persian Miniature Depicting a Game of Chovgan. Manuscript leaf on paper with text on verso and a gouache painting of a group of four men riding horses and playing Chovgan (source game for modern polo), holding clubs, and pursuing the ball, a drummer and observer holding a periscope/telescope device watch from a vantage point on the left, 13 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $100-200


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

Chovgan, Gouache, Illuminated manuscripts, Iranian inventions, Miniature, Miniature painting, Painting, Periscope, Persian miniature, Polo, Sport in Iran, Visual arts

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