• Sale 7987

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    6 October 2011, London, King Street

  • Lot 109

    FOUR APPLIQUÉ LEATHER PURSES

    CENTRAL ASIA, 14TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    FOUR APPLIQUÉ LEATHER PURSES
    CENTRAL ASIA, 14TH CENTURY
    Three of elongated drop form made of very soft white kid, the surface of one with applied quatrefoil flowerheads in approximate staggered rows on each side, a band of applied needlework and brocade forming a collar around the mouth, two others very similar but with different motifs on the body, the fourth a very small purse with inverted applied hearts
    Longest 8¾in. (22.2cm.) long (4)


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    Provenance

    Asian private collection since 1980s.