9 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
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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