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Two large conjoined boards for use as a binding [Mughal India, early 19th century]

$2,200.00 $1,999.00

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LOT 271

Serial No: 75694663

Provenance: Available

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A floral lacquered binding, two large conjoined boards for use as a binding [Mughal India, early nineteenth century] two conjoined boards, ink and gouache heightened in gilt, outer covers depicting a vast floral display, framed within a border of a repeated intricate floral design, inner covers painted black with elegant gilt line drawings, also ruled in gilt, boards connected by an apparently contemporary leather strip (along the spine), inner and outer covers both a little rubbed with some fading to decorations, upper cover with small section of damage with loss to lacquer and serious abrasion, rubbed elsewhere, each board c. 320 by 225 mm.