In papier-mâché with painted and lacquered decoration of garden scenes on the plates, feminine scene of picnic animated by dancers and musicians on one, masculine scene of preparation and presentation of food in music on the other. Signature Mirza Agha Emami on each and borders decorated with fleurons on a background of floral scrolls and chisel clouds. The first one is decorated with two men, one standing, the other reading on his knees, the second with two musicians, a seated harpist facing a standing tambourine player.
28,7 x 22,7
, wear and paint jumps.
A pair of signed lacquer binding, Iran, early 20th century