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The Arts of Asia, India, & the Middle East

Tue, Jul 18, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 102

Group 3 Indian Jain Manuscript Pages and Painting

Estimate: $500 - $1,000

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Group of three artworks including two Indian Jain manuscript pages and one painting. The manuscript paintings filled with text along the left side and with illuminations along the right. Possibly belonging to the Kalpa-sutra "Book of Ritual" meant to be read daily. The painting depicting three figures working in a field, possibly weaving.

Provenance: From the collection of Frederick and Catherine Asher, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Frederick M. Asher and Catherine E. Asher were prominent scholars in the field of Art History. Both dedicated their lives to the education of students, teaching for many years as professors at the University of Minnesota. They both had a passion for South Asian art, traveling extensively throughout India, Asia, and the Middle East. Selections from their travels and careers as avid art historians are offered in this auction. Their collection includes Indian jewelry, Japanese woodblock prints, an incredible slide collection, and much more.

(Painting) Sight; height: 5 1/4 in x width: 7 1/2 in. Framed; height: 10 in x width: 12 in. (Manuscript pages) Each, sight; height: 4 1/4 in x width: 10 in. Framed; height: 13 3/4 in x width: 15 1/4 in.


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