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Works on Paper from the Islamic and Near Eastern Worlds
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Works on Paper from the Islamic and Near Eastern Worlds

Auction dates
Apr 30, 2019 02:00 PM BST
Viewing dates
Apr 26, 2019 09:30 AM - 05:30 PM BST
Apr 27, 2019 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM BST
Apr 28, 2019 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM BST
Apr 29, 2019 09:30 AM - 05:30 PM BST
Apr 30, 2019 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM BST
Auction currency
GBP
Buyer's premium
25 %
Online commission
5 %
Accepted cards
There are 114 lots within this auction
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Item Type
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Ɵ A fine Ottoman Qur'an, by the scribe Ozman Zadeh Mustafa bin Muhammad, copied on only 17 leaves
0 GBP
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
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Ɵ Muhammad bin Abdan ibn al-Boudi al-Damashqi, Shahr Mukhtasar al-Qanun fi al-Tibb
7,500 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Ɵ A fragment from a medical treatise including sections on the pulse and urine
800 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Ɵ Abu 'Ali al-Husayn ibn 'Abdallah Ibn Sina, known as ‘Avicenna’, Al Qanun fi al'Tibb
7,000 GBP
7,000 - 10,000 GBP
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Ɵ Musa bin Muhammad Qadi Zadeh al-Rumi, Sharh al-Mulakhas fi'Ilm al-Hay'a
4,500 GBP
3,000 - 4,000 GBP
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Ɵ Masa'il Ilm al-Astrab (a Treatise on Workings of the Astrolabe)
5,000 GBP
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
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Ɵ Nasir al-Din al-Tusi, Shahr Usul Ashkal kitab Uqlidis fi ilm al-Hindasa
9,000 GBP
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
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Ɵ Khalasa al-Hisab (a Summation of Mathematics), copied by the scribe “al-Taqsil Abbas”
750 GBP
750 - 1,000 GBP
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Ɵ Nataij al'Funnun bound with a historical treatise, in Arabic and Turkish, decorated manuscript
5,200 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Ɵ Kitab al-Mat'hul fi Ilm Tarbi'a ...,being a practical manual on the training and riding of horses
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Ɵ Hizb from a Sejluk Qur'an, in Arabic, illuminated manuscript on paper
0 GBP
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
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Eastern Kufic bifolium, from a Seljuk Qur'an, in Arabic, with interlinear translation in Farsi, illu
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Rostam with his Courtiers, scene from an illustrated Shahnameh, Persian miniature on paper
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Ɵ Nizami Ganjavi, Khadr-nama, fragmentary text including other sections from the Khamsa,
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Ɵ Nur ad-Din Abd'ul Rahman Jami, Haft Awrang, comprising 4 parts only, in Farsi,
10,000 GBP
7,000 - 10,000 GBP
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An enthroned Zal and Rudabeh being entertained by palace courtiers and attendants
0 GBP
1,200 - 1,500 GBP
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Portrait of a standing Courtier, from a fine Safavid album, Persian miniature on polished paper [Ear
0 GBP
1,200 - 1,500 GBP
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Ɵ An Impressive Persian Bookbinding, once used for a Qur'an
2,800 GBP
1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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Nur ad-Din Abd'ul Rahman Jami, Yusuf wa Zulaikha, three bifolia with miniatures from a dispersed cod
1,800 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Ɵ Mullah Muhammad Baqir Majlisi, Kitab Zad al-Ma'ad
0 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Ɵ Nizami Gangavi, Makhsan al-Asrar (Treasury of Secrets), in Farsi, illuminated manuscript
0 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Ɵ Sa'adi Shirazi, Golestan (The Rose Garden), in Farsi, illuminated manuscript on paper
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Ɵ Concertina-style album of nasta'liq calligraphy, signed “Fakir Shad”, in Farsi,
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Rostam in conversation with a Prince
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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An exceptional Qur'an Scroll, reportedly once displayed above Shah Jahan's Peacock Throne, in Arabic
3,000 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Ɵ Shaikh Inayat Allah Kamboh, Bahar'i Danish (The Springtime of Knowledge), in Farsi,
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Ɵ Nur ad-Din Abd'ul Rahman Jami, Yusuf wa Zulaikha, in Farsi, illuminated manuscript
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Ɵ ] Large Kashmiri Qur'an, in Arabic, illuminated manuscript on paper
0 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Ɵ Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi, known as 'Molavi', Masnavi, book 3 only (of 6), in Farsi,
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Ɵ A Decoupé book of Shi'ite Du'a, in Arabic, illuminated manuscript on paper
3,200 GBP
3,000 - 4,000 GBP
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A pair of Panoramic views of Mecca and Medina, Indian paintings on paper [Northern India (probably D
4,500 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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A Monumental Indian Qur'an, mounted on one sheet of linen, in Arabic, single vast illuminated manusc
6,500 GBP
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
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A full-page Safavid-style illustration, Indian miniature on paper [India (Deccan), c.1700]
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Krishna and Radha surrounded by Gopis, attributed to Nihal Chand, Indian miniature on card, Rajput s
0 GBP
1,200 - 1,500 GBP
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Celebrations on a Palace Veranda, Indian miniature on paper, provincial school [Southern regions of
320 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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An enthroned Raja smoking a Huqqa in palace chambers
1,500 GBP
300 - 400 GBP
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George Landseer (attributed to), Indian Khanjar and Ballam studies, original illustrations, watercol
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Marcus Adams, A view of the Nile, original watercolour on paper [n.p., dated “07”: 1907 AD]
0 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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