03-22-2019 03-22-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3212B Boston
March 22, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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Manuscript Painting

$1,107$900
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3212B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 22, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Manuscript Painting, Persia, 16th/17th century, ink, color, and gilt on paper, probably from the Shahnameh, depicting groups of men in discussion under a canopy, with four columns of nastaliq calligraphy above and below, the landscape continued beyond the lined borders, framed and glazed, sight size 12 x 8 1/2 in, and a manuscript page with four columns of nastaliq calligraphy taped to the reverse of the frame.
Estimate $200-400

large areas of paint loss, staining to left side of page, three small holes, at top of tree and gold seated figure, and in top calligraphy panel, buckling.


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