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Three Indian Miniature Folio Paintings

Auction Date: September 7, 2019

Estimate: $300 - 500

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Lot: 643

18th Century.brGouache and gold on paper from previously dispersed manuscripts the first, depicts the Mughal emperor seated in an open courtyard with standing robed harem figures beside nude bathers the second, reveals a scene of the emperor seated in a palace interior, viewing four maidens through a window who are standing in an adjoining walled court yard the third, captures two elegantly clad ladies seated on a terrace beside an arched entry with a distant landscape the text is written with black ink in nasta liq script.brSheet: 8 x 5 inches Frame: 10 3/4 x 7 5/8 inches. Sheet: 10 1/4 x 6 inches Frame: 13 x 8 5/8 inches. Sheet: 8 3/8 x 6 1/4 inches Frame: 11 3/8 x 8 7/8 inches.brProperty from a San Francisco Collection.brCondition: Overall good condition the sheets do show some wear but is consistent with age. Emperor with Bathers shows some water damage to the paper along the top, bottom and right edges, the damage does go into the writing at the top of the paper. The colors on each work are bright with no visible abrasions to the images.br


Auction Date: September 7, 2019


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