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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 225

    A GROUP OF FINE BINDING COVERS

    TIMURID AND SAFAVID IRAN AND OTTOMAN TURKEY, 15TH-18TH CENTURY

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    A GROUP OF FINE BINDING COVERS
    TIMURID AND SAFAVID IRAN AND OTTOMAN TURKEY, 15TH-18TH CENTURY
    Comprising a Timurid cover and flap with finely stamped and tooled decoration; a complete Safavid gilt binding stamped with figural decoration, with decoupe doublures; a Safavid 16th century lacquer cover with birds in foliage; a complete 16th century Ottoman gilt and tooled binding and flap; a detached 16th/17th century Safavid lacquer flap with a prophet being visited by an angel; and a fragment from a lacquer cover with foliage
    The largest cover from a complete binding 8 ¾ x 5 ¾in. (22.3 x 14.6cm.)


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    Please note that the Gulf Cooperation Council has imposed a ban on the importation of Iranian goods to or via its member states.  Some of the member states are enforcing the ban strictly such as Saudi Arabia.  Please check with your shippers on whether you will be able to ship Iranian artworks to the GCC member states.