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A FINE LACQUERED PAPIER-MÂCHÉ FAN
A FINE LACQUERED PAPIER-MÂCHÉ PADDLE

KASHMIR, PROBABLY SRINAGAR, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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A FINE LACQUERED PAPIER-MÂCHÉ PADDLE
KASHMIR, PROBABLY SRINAGAR, LATE 19TH CENTURY
The polychrome painted decoration consisting of a large floral spray on dense floral ground
20 7/8in. (53cm.) high
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Please note that this lot is a Kashmiri paddle and not as described in the printed catalogue.

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A closely related lacquered fan with dense polychrome floral decoration outlined in gold and attributed to Kashmir, 19th century, is now kept in the Khalili collection (Nasser D. Khalili, B.W. Robinson and Tim Stanley, Lacquer of the Islamic Lands, vol.1, London, 1997, cat. 216, p. 259-261).

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