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Persian Lacquered Book Covers.

Auction:
2687B
Lot:
240
Sold for:
$1,440$1,200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2687B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 17, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

Persian Lacquered Book Covers.
Two boards decorated on the exterior surfaces with glitter, and sunken lozenges with floral designs, the interior surfaces decorated with fine lacquer paintings: the first depicts an elaborately dressed bearded water carrier, the other a crowned young man holding a white peacock, the paintings within black borders decorated with flowers, the lacquer a mellow amber tone, the boards each with a strip of leather attached along the gutter edge, 10 1/2 x 7 in. (2)
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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