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MS Or 455 Framed lacquer painting.

Title

Framed lacquer painting.

Other related names

Call number

MS Or 455
(New York, NY. 10027, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

Columbia University

Language

Persian

Origin

Item is undated, probably produced in the late 19th or 20th century.
Date
18--?-1950?
Place
Iran?

Summary

Red and orange painting of three figures mounted in a wooden frame painted red with decorated corners and attached to a folding metal stand. The image depicts a man, seated on the right in an enclosed garden setting, gesturing toward a kneeling, beardless youth holding a large basin; behind the youth, a standing woman holds a vine; a rubāʻī is written in the lower section of the painting. On the back, an orange mandorla with two pendants on the vertical axis surrounded by flowers in shades of orange and red.

Notes

Extent

1 painting : 145 x 85 mm

Support

Lacquered color painting framed in wood mounted on metal stand

Layout

  • Oblong painting followed by two lines in two columns.
  • Decoration

    Painting and reverse mostly in shades of orange, red and beige; frame in red with blue corners with pink vine designs; same design along long edge of frame.

    Script

  • Written in nastaʻlīq in black ink; pointed.
  • Subjects topical

    Genres

    Licenses

    Table of contents

    Decorations

    Images


    Front
    9528_0000.tif (19.9 MB)
    9528_0000_thumb.jpg (5.0 KB)
    9528_0000_web.jpg (320.7 KB)
    Section: [Framed lacquer painting]
    Decoration: Scene with three people

    Back
    9528_0001.tif (19.6 MB)
    9528_0001_thumb.jpg (5.4 KB)
    9528_0001_web.jpg (305.2 KB)
    Decoration: Mandorla with floral surround