THE TEMPTATIONS OF BEAUTY ASCRIBED AND ATTRIBUTED TO MUHAMMAD QASIM, SAFAVID IRAN, FIRST HALF 17TH CENTURY Ink and wash heightened with gold on paper, a young princess in elegant gold-illuminated cloak reveals herself before a gathering of four scholars, above them a wide gnarled plane tree, with a later erroneous attribution to Reza-i 'Abbasi and a date of AH 1025 to the right and an ascription to Muhammad Qasim to the left, set within gold and polychrome illuminated floral borders set with…
Muhammad Charif Musavvir The reader C. 1600-1630 Bukhara, Gouache and gold on paper H. 19.2 cm; W. 11.4 cm (excluding margins) Page: H. 37 cm; W. 24.4 cm Left leaf of the initial double page of a manuscript
Facing pages with the Uighur text in the central panels and the Persian poems in the margins - The 'Yazd' anthology, a collection of Turkish works written in calligraphic Uighur script in Yazd in 1431 with the addition of the Persian Dīvāns of Kamal-i Khujand and Amiri in the margins.
Louis Icart (French, 1888-1950) Silk Robe (H., C. & I. 276), 1926 Etching and aquatint with touches of handcoloring on wove paper, signed in pencil and numbered 95, with the blindstamp of the artist, published by Les Graveurs Modernes, Paris, with margins, framed. 15 3/4 x 19in Estimate: US$ 1,000 - 1,500 http://www.zaidan.ca/Art_Gallery/Auctions/130512_Bonhams.htm
Moon Phase Calendar Hand pulled print in vibrant water based color with a texture you can feel. Printed on 100% post-consumer recycled paper. The unique spiral design shows each phase of the moon daily. Includes zodiac symbols. Rolled in a protective low density sleeve. Let the moon guide you!