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Lot 0146
Heading: (Persian Miniatures)
Title: Nine manuscript leaves with paintings from Persia or Mughal India
Place Published: Persia or India
Date Published: Likely 19th century

Paintings in gouache, some heightened with gold, on paper, with calligraphic text in margins and on verso in Arabic script. Images approx. 16.5x13 cm (6½x5¼"), on leaves 34.5x22 cm (13½x8¾") or smaller.

Beautifully executed series of illuminated paintings depicting outdoor entertainments, with four depicting polo on horseback.


A little wear, one painting rubbed a bit; most images in very good to fine condition.

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Persian miniature paintings

Estimate $600 - $900Jun 14, 2018