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Pair - Antique Qajar Painted Lacquered Manuscript-Book Covers Bindings

Pair - Antique Qajar Painted Lacquered Manuscript-Book Covers Bindings


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Directory: Antiques: Furnishings: Architectural: Interior: Pre 1900: Item # 1396435

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 USD $1,800.00 
Pair of lacquered and painted manuscript-book covers or bindings.

The art uses a technique in which some parts that need highlighting are raised - like in embossing.

The composition of a ruler seated under a canopy in a garden surrounded by attendant(s) is found in a number of such examples.

Reasonable condition with some minor chipping and paint loss

Estimated to be from the late 1800s - early 1900s

LITERATURE REF: 1) Ludwig V. Habighorst, Moghul Ragamala, Koblenz 2006, fig.19, p.58.

2) The Hunt for Paradise, exhibition catalogue, Milan, 2003, pp.184-201).

Photos show a frame but shipping is without the frame unless requested otherwise.

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