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Ilustrated Manuscript with a Painting Depicting Trading

Auction:
3084B
Lot:
64
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3084B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 16, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Ilustrated Manuscript with a Painting Depicting Trading, Persia, possibly Ilkhanid, ink, opaque color and gold on paper, one page with two columns of nastaliq script, the opposite painted with a scene of Persian and Mongol traders exchanging goods in a tent, signed lower center, framed and glazed, sight size 6 5/8 x 8 in.
Estimate $500-700

Not examined out of frame, paint and gilt loss, some loss of details.


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Keywords

Islamic art, Islamic calligraphy, Nastaʿlīq script, Persian calligraphy, Persian orthography

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