Rare Books

23 DAMASCENE WORK IN INDIA

Lot No
23
Description
By Thomas Holbein Hendley
Illustration : From water colour drawings by Murli, Nand Lal, Chaju Lal, Ram Gopal, Jiwan and other Indian artists
Publishers and Lithographers : W.Griggs & Sons, Ltd.
Location : London
Year : 1892
Number of Plates: 32
Estimate
Rs. 1,00,000 - 1,50,000

Winning Bid

₹ 1,13,850

(Inclusive 15% margin)

additional information

Descriptions of each plate are present. Each plate also has the cost written of that particular illustration during that time. Original cover with floral based design. The name of the book and author along the spine. This book talks about the art of Damascening on Steel or Iron, as practised in India.

This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.