Lot 90
  • 90

A rare gold book binding, Dutch or North German, circa 1780-1800

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 USD
Sold
12,500 USD
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Description

  • apparently unmarked
  • gold, paper, velvet
pierced and chased and engraved with an outer border of festoons of flowers and foliage, spreading from ribbon bows, the middle border of leaves and ovals linking oval cartouches, and inner border of interlaced strapwork and laurel, elaborate matching clasps, the spine mounts chased to match, fitted with Sefer Keritut, printed by Francesco Rossi, Verona, 1647
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