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A PAINTING FROM A RAGAMALA SERIES - ASAVARI RAGINI AND A CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL
A PAINTING FROM A RAGAMALA SERIES - ASAVARI RAGINI AND A CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL
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A PAINTING FROM A RAGAMALA SERIES - ASAVARI RAGINI AND A CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL

THE PAINTING PROVINCIAL MUGHAL, 18TH CENTURY; THE CALLIGRAPHY SIGNED ‘ABDULLAH ‘ABD AL-QADIR AL-HASSANI, TIMURID IRAN, 15TH CENTURY

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A PAINTING FROM A RAGAMALA SERIES - ASAVARI RAGINI AND A CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL
THE PAINTING PROVINCIAL MUGHAL, 18TH CENTURY; THE CALLIGRAPHY SIGNED ‘ABDULLAH ‘ABD AL-QADIR AL-HASSANI, TIMURID IRAN, 15TH CENTURY
Recto with opaque pigments heightened with gold depicting a woman sitting on a rocky outcrop surrounded by snakes, laid down on navy margins with gold floral decoration, verso with a calligraphic panel on gold illuminated paper with 2ll. of large elegant gold thuluth flanking 6ll. of smaller black naskh flanked by triangles of gold and polychrome illumination, the final line with the signature, small areas of staining, laid down within gold and polychrome rules on marbled margins
Painting 7 7/8 x 6in. (19.9 x 15.4cm.); calligraphy 5 ¾ x 9 5/8in. (14.7 x 24.4cm.); folio 11 3/8 x 6 7/8in. (29 x 17.6cm.)
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