• Indian and Islamic Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5495

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art

    16 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 427

    A QUANTITY OF QAJAR LACQUER PLAYING CARDS, IRAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A QUANTITY OF QAJAR LACQUER PLAYING CARDS, IRAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising 44 rectangular cards from different sets each painted on one side with human figures in European dress or in uniform, animals and flowers - most cards 2 3/8 x 1 1/2in (6 x 4cm)


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