Book binding boards. Iran, Qajar, circa 1900


Book binding boards in lacquered and polychrome gilded papier mâché.
Exterior sides: gilded fleuron medallions against a brown ground.
Interior sides: court scenes in Safavid style against a gilded ground.

Iran, Qajar, circa 1900.

Height: 37 cm (14-1/2 in.) - Width: 23 cm (9 in.).

Few re-paintings and chips along the borders (interior and exterior).

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2011090372