• Indian & Islamic Works of Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 5836

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    9 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 370

    TWO LARGE BOOK BINDINGS, INDIA, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO LARGE BOOK BINDINGS, INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
    The first of lacquer papier mache, decorated to both sides with gold roudels on a ground of cobalt blue flowers, probably Kashmir, and the other of tooled brown leather decorated to both sides with book plate with inscription and date 1218AH/1803AD surrounded by floral cartouches - 13 x 9in (33 x 23cm) (2)


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