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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 226

    A COLLECTION OF PAPIER-MÂCHÉ LACQUERED BINDINGS AND COVERS

    SAFAVID, ZAND AND QAJAR IRAN, 16TH-19TH CENTURY

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    A COLLECTION OF PAPIER-MÂCHÉ LACQUERED BINDINGS AND COVERS
    SAFAVID, ZAND AND QAJAR IRAN, 16TH-19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a large Safavid cover and flap with fine gilt decoration and tooled gilt doublures; a fine Zand or Qajar lacquer cover with gul-o bulbul; a Qajar lacquer binding with dragons and simurghs on black ground; a large Qajar lacquer binding with simurghs, qilins and lions with Safavid doublures (separate); a Qajar lacquer binding with rose bushes and gilt foliage (separate); a another with gul-o bulbul (separate); a Zand lacquer binding signed Mustafa Adirni (?) and dated AH 1171 (separate); a large Qajar lacquer in Safavid style with birds in foliage and deer (separate); and a large Indian cover
    The larger binding 13 3/8 x 8in. (34 x 20.3cm.)


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