Saturday, September 19, 2009
TWO OTTOMAN GILT-STAMPED LEATHER BINDINGS, TURKEY, MID-16TH AND 16TH/17TH CENTURY
.The larger binding with gold block-stamped border and central scalloped medallion with dense foliate decoration, red doublures with corner panels and central medallion of fine gold filigree work on blue ground, outlined in gold; the smaller binding of a similar design, the gold stamped borders with some flowers in red.
45.5 by 26.4cm. max. 25.3 by 17cm. max.
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