Tazhib Minature Painting on Marble Stone Jewelry Box

$65.00

Handmade in Isfahan / Persia (Iran)

Outer Material:  Glazed Hand Painting on Camel Bone

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Miniature Painting or Miniator is a small handmade oil painting on paper, whether a book illustration or more importantly on a piece of camel bone. The techniques are broadly comparable to the Western and Byzantine traditions of miniatures in illuminated manuscripts. The bright and pure colouring of the Persian miniature is one of its most striking features. The workshop tradition and division of labour within both an individual miniature and a book, as described above, distinguish the attribution of paintings. Because of the nature of the works, literary and historical references to artists, even if they are relied upon, usually do not enable specific paintings to be identified, though there are exceptions.

Size
Legnth: 7 cm Width: 7 cm Height: 4 cm Depth: 2.5 cm
Material
Glazed Hand Painting on Camel Bone
Weight
160 gr
Usage
Jewellery Box, Small Storage, Decorative Item, Persian Gift
Originate
Handmade in Isfahan / Persia (Iran)
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