Paper mache binding cover. Iran, 19th Century

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Polychrome-painted paper mache binding cover, presenting a battle scene illustrating an episode with Shahnameh or Book of Kings by Ferdowsi.

Iran, Late 19th Century

Height: 35,5 cm (14 in.) - Width: 22,5 cm (8-3/4 in.) (on sight)
Frame: 49 x 37 cm (19-1/4 x 14-1/2 in.)

Numerous re-paintings all over and small chips on border

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013090482