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Auction: Islamic & Indian Art
was auctioned on: 2 April 2009
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A set of Royal Qajar stationery and postcards from the reign of Muzaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar (reg. 1896-1907)

Estimate: £0
Price realised:  £16,800
ca. US$24,689
Lot number 82A, Views: 27

in two modern albums, comprising writing paper and envelopes embossed with the Royal Crest of the Shah and the names of various royal palaces, postcards of Tehran and Isfahan, an equestrian statue of Nasir ad-Din Shah Qajar and his state funeral in 1896, postcards with official portraits of Muzaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, some used for correspondence in French addressed to Madamoiselles Anastasie Vayani, Blanche Disc and Gabrielle Lombard, and a postcard of the last Shah of Iran when still a crown prince sent from Baghdad on 6th July 1927 the largest item 190 x 155 mm.(88)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Bonhams London
Title: Islamic & Indian Art
Date of the auction: 2 Apr 2009
Address: Bonhams London
London, New Bond Street 101 New Bond Street London W1S 1SR Tel: +44 20 7447 7447 Fax : +44 207 447 7401 [email protected]