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Papier-mache Painted Lacquer Book Binding

Auction:
3025B
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3025B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 15, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Papier-mache Painted Lacquer Book Binding, Persia, possibly 19th century, depicting a hunting scene with horseback riders, in a floral border, black-lacquered underside, 11 1/2 x 9 in.
Estimate $400-600

much cracklings to lacquered surface, one side open with cracks, surface grime.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Hunting, Lacquerware, Mache, Paper art, Papier-mâché, Russian art, Visual arts

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