6 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,125
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A PAIR OF OTTOMAN BOOK BINDINGS, TURKEY, 17TH CENTURY
Smaller consisting of two covers, larger with flap, similar design to both, the boards of dark brown morocco with central ogival cartouche containing floral interlace against a gold ground, two smaller pendant cartouches similar, spandrels similar - (2)
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