Lot 279: Shah IRAN Pahlavi, PERSIAN, ULTRA RARE MUSEUM PIECE
November 26, 2016
Pasadena, CA, USALive Auction
Description: This very special limited edition version of The White Revolution, was commissioned by the Shah, to be entirely hand made in Italy, to be given as gifts to other world leaders. Of the original 200 copies of this book made, most are found in government collections, and this one comes directly from a member of the Royal Court,. The book is 14 inches by 18.75 inches, about 3 inches thick. The cover is made of hand hammered bronze, plated with pure gold. The pages are made of a very special parchment type hand made paper. Inside you will find many beautiful etchings, and folio style engraved portraits. It is truly an amazing piece, and hopefully will find a real collector who will appreciate and cherish it for years to come. Please see the pictures.This is truly a museum piece. Extremely rare!
Condition Report: Excellent condition.