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A CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL AND A FOLIO FROM A RAGAMALA SERIES - DESAKHYA RAGINI
A CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL AND A FOLIO FROM A RAGAMALA SERIES - DESAKHYA RAGINI
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A CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL AND A FOLIO FROM A RAGAMALA SERIES - DESAKHYA RAGINI

THE CALLIGRAPHY, SAFAVID IRAN, DATED AH 1118/1706-07 AD; THE PAINTING, MUGHAL INDIA, 18TH CENTURY

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A CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL AND A FOLIO FROM A RAGAMALA SERIES - DESAKHYA RAGINI
THE CALLIGRAPHY, SAFAVID IRAN, DATED AH 1118/1706-07 AD; THE PAINTING, MUGHAL INDIA, 18TH CENTURY
Recto with ink on paper with one large line of thuluth surrounded by smaller lines in naskh and shikasteh written on the horizontal and diagonal, dated in the lower right hand corner, narrow gold illuminated blue border above and below, verso with opaque pigments heighted with gold, the wrestlers and acrobats in a landscape with a river in the foreground, within red borders on cream margins with gold floral illumination
Painting 8 x 6in. (20.1 x 15.2cm.); calligraphy 6 ¾ x 10 ½in.(17.2 x 26.8cm.); folio 11 3/8 x 6 7/8in. (29 x 17.6cm.)
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