Unquestionably painted by a skilled artist. The background features a soft morning sky and country landscape. Laurence Binyon, J. V. S. Wilkinson and Basil Gray: Persian miniature painting : including a critical and descriptive catalogue of the miniatures exhibited at Burlington House, January-March, 1931, London 1933, p. 62, cat.no. C $39.03. The piece is set against the textured side of a sheet of masonite, protected under glass in a hand-inlaid frame, equipped for table display to the verso. Unsigned. A miniature painting on ivory, dating from the mid 19th century, France of a painting by Francois Boucher of Madame du Pompadour. Vintage Miniature Persian Painting on Ivory TheTreasureCabinet. The Mughals were best known, however, for their fusion of Indo-Islamic culture, and early emperors — particularly Akbar (1556-1605) — commissioned paintings to illustrate Hindu epics as well as various Persian texts. Find great deals on eBay for antique miniature paintings on ivory. 5 out of 5 stars (1) 1 reviews. C $71.58. 25 by 19 cm. The image depicts a figure wearing a cerulean blue jacket over silky white pants, sitting cross-legged while playing a lute. Persian miniatures are usually considered the best miniatures of all the small paintings produced in Middle Eastern countries. History of Miniature painting 14 May, 2016 / Leave a comment Miniature painting, also called (16th–17th century) limning, small, finely wrought portrait executed on vellum, prepared card, copper, or ivory. Get the best deals on Persian Antiques when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. $875.00. The name is derived from the minium, or red lead, used by the medieval illuminators. Early 20th Century Persian Miniature Illuminated Manuscript Page $150. The material on which the miniature is painted is camel bone and pressed camel bone powder for bigger sizes, also hand-made paper or ancient paper, leather shell and rarely on ivory. Show 2 more like this A pair of Indian miniatures on ivory depicting an Indian emperor and empress, probably Akbar and Hira Kunwari, both portraits brightly coloured. or Best Offer. Five horseback riders hunting antelope painted in exquisite detail, see pictures. The painting subjects are based on Persian … Paper … Painted with beautiful detail. ISLAMIC 3265, f.84. Opaque watercolour. Persian miniature is one of the most amazing and oldest Iranian arts. From United States. to $65. Frame measures 6 1/2" x 9 1/4". Arising from a fusion of the separate traditions of the illuminated manuscript and the medal, miniature Image taken from Shahnama of Firdawsi, with 39 miniatures. Khatam (Marquetry) picture frame and miniature painiting This painting is fabulous! The face of the King has been obliterated, as is usual in this subject, and the outer edge is a bit rubbed. Source: I.O. Islamic miniature painting is often categorized rather summarily into four regional schools: the Arab, the Persian, the Indian, and the Ottoman Turkish. Beautiful quality circa early 20th century. Shop with confidence. Portrait miniatures Antique old vintage persian silver tea set of 6 floral design cup w/ glass. Rare subject matter is of Polo Players. In Rome Lala of Cyzicus, a woman artist, painted miniatures on ivory and vellum, for the king of Pergamus had developed parchment (vellum) from sheep's and calves' hides in the 2nd century B.C. Aug 19, 2017 - Explore Erica Lewis's board "Mamluk Manuscripts" on Pinterest. $19.75 shipping. The Islamic Mughal dynasty, with its origins in Central Asia, was heavily influenced by Persian cultural trends, which they took to new heights of artistic realism. Specialising in Islamic, Ottoman, Persian, Indian, … Miniatures intended for private viewing may have appeared in simple metal frames and placed in carved ivory or ebony boxes or leather cases. Persian Miniature: Iranian painting. Although there is no direct evidence that this group of miniatures in ivory was painted in the Punjab, their subjects of local interest to the Punjab and their somewhat unsophisticated technique would certainly suggest that this was so. Miniature painting, small, finely wrought portrait executed on vellum, prepared card, copper, or ivory. Safavid/Isfahan style. — Miniatures from Iran — Miniatures from Uzbekistan If you want to see the miniatures before buying, please schedule an appointment with us. 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