Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
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Set of Mughal Ganjifa Playing Cards
Old hand-painted Mughal Ganijifa cards. Made in India of 96 circular intricately hand-painted and lacquered papier-mache cards.
Acquiring this was a chance that comes just once in a lifetime
Auctioned at Christie’s 2006
Museum / Interested clients may write in to discuss acquisition
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.