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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

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Auction dates
June 12, 2020 02:00 PM BST
Viewing dates
June 08, 2020 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM BST
June 09, 2020 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM BST
June 10, 2020 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM BST
June 11, 2020 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM BST
Auction currency
GBP
Buyer's premium
25 % (exc. Sales tax)
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We found 68 items matching your search
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Brand
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Qur'anic 'Tarsh' amulet, wood-block printed on paper [Fatimid Egypt, twelfth century]
0 GBP
6,000 - 8,000 GBP
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Muqamat of Hariri, lithographed in Arabic and Farsi [India, dated 1303 AH]
150 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Bilolium from a Mamluk Qur'an, manuscript on paper [Mamluk Egypt or Syria, 13th century]
700 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Juz from a Mamluk Qur'an, manuscript on paper [Probably Egypt, mid-14th century]
1,800 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Section from a Mamluk Qur'an, manuscript on paper [Mamluk Egypt, late 14th century]
0 GBP
1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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Kitab qaniy'a Mulabib... (on Herbal Medicine), manuscript on paper [Egypt, dated 1003 AH (1594 AD)]
2,200 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Two Juz', copied for Sheikh Zayed Beni Yas, manuscript on paper ["Al-Dhafra", dated 1170 AH]
11,000 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Ne'matullah bin Ahmad bin Mubarak al-Rumi, manuscript on paper [Egypt (Cairo), 1160 AH]
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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A lengthy talismanic scroll, manuscript on paper [probably Egypt, 18th century]
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Maghribi Dala'il al-Khayrat, manuscript on paper [North Africa, late 19th century]
0 GBP
1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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A bound Sub-Saharan Qur'an, manuscript on paper [probably Ethiopia, late 19th century]
1,300 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Leaf from a Kufic Qur'an, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on parchment [Near East, 9th century]
1,800 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Group of Qur'anic leaves, manuscripts on paper [North Africa and Near East, 13th-15th centuries]
0 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Al-Ghazali, Kitab Mujalis al-Taqiya, manuscripts on paper [Jerusalem, dated 1003 AH (1594 AD)]
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Tanweer fi Mathad ... (a work on Fiqh), manuscript on paper [Near East, dated 977 AH (1596 AD)]
0 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Sharh al-Tahrir fi Faru' al-Fiqh, manuscript on paper [Jerusalem, dated 1134 AH (1722 AD)]
900 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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A devotional treatise on Prophet Muhammad, manuscript on paper [Turkey, probably 18th century]
450 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Section of a Caucasian Qur'an, manuscript on paper [likely Daghistan, dated 1153 AH (1740 AD)]
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Leaves from a Muraqqa, manuscripts on paper [Ottoman and Persian Empires, 14-17th centuries]
700 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Tafsir al-Jalayan (Tafsir of the two Jalals), imanuscript on paper [Ottoman Levant, c. 1780]
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Al-Jazuli, Dala'il al-Khayrat, manuscript on pink paper [Near East, late 18th century]
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Panel from a Muraqqa, manuscript on green paper [Turkey, dated 1277 AH (1859-60 AD)]
150 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Six calligraphic panels, manuscripts on paper [Turkey, dated 1283-1284 AH (1866-67 AD)]
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Leaf from Kufic Qur'an, manuscript on parchment [Near East, probably 9th century]
900 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Two leaves from Eastern Kufic Qur'an, manuscript on paper [Seljuk Persia, first half 12th century]
1,800 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Section from Abbasid Qur'an, manuscript on paper [Mesopotamia, 13th century]
0 GBP
2,500 - 3,500 GBP
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Six Qur'anic plaques, cut-steel with silver overlay [Eastern Ilkhanate provinces, c. 1380]
0 GBP
18,000 - 22,000 GBP
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Single elegant plaque, cut-steel with silver overlay [Eastern Ilkhanate provinces, c. 1380]
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Prayerbook dedicated to Sultan bin Timur Lang, manuscript on paper [Timurid Persia, c. 1430]
1,400 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Rostam with his Courtiers, miniature on paper [Timurid Persia, c. 1400]
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Rostam in conversation with a Prince, miniature on paper [Timurid Persia, c. 1400]
380 GBP
350 - 450 GBP
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Rostam fighting the White Demon, reverse with second miniature, on paper [Timurid Persia,c. 1400]
350 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Rostam and Courtiers, miniature on paper, Turkmen School [Eastern Timurid regions, c. 1490]
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Portrait of a courtier, miniature on polished paper [Safavid Persia, late 16th century]
0 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Hafez Shirazi, Divan'e Hafez, in Farsi, manuscript on paper [Safavid Persia, c. 1530]
0 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Leila and Majnun fainting, manuscript on paper [Safavid Persia, c. 1570]
900 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Jami, Divan (collected poems), manuscript on paper [Safavid Persia, dated 971 AH (1563 AD)]
2,600 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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An enthroned Zal and Rudabeh, manuscript on polished paper [Safavid Persia, c. 1580]
0 GBP
750 - 1,000 GBP
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The Shah consulting a Mulla, manuscript on polished paper [Safavid Persia, c. 1580]
0 GBP
350 - 500 GBP
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A seated Mulla, manuscript on paper [Safavid Persia, last decades of 16th century]
150 GBP
150 - 200 GBP
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Nizami, section from the Khamsa, manuscript on paper [Persia or India, dated 1(0)52 AH (1642-3)]
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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A Fine Safavid Binding, leather over pasteboards [Safavid Persia (possibly Shiraz) c. 1700]
900 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Three leaves from the Gelpke Album, manuscripts on paper [Persia, 16-17th centuries]
850 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Calligraphic quatrain of poetic verse, manuscript on paper [Safavid Persia, c. 1680]
200 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Fine lacquered binding, two conjoined book-boards [Safavid Persia, dated 1197 AH (1983)]
480 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Muhammad al-Amili, Tashrih al-Aflak, manuscript on paper [Safavid Persia, c. 1720]
3,000 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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"Molavi", Mathnavi, manuscript on paper [Central Asia, dated 1123 AH (1711 AD)]
700 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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An early Talismanic Chart, manuscript on paper [Qajar Persia, dated 1218 AH (1803 AD)]
2,000 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Qajar Qur'an for Sultan Hasan Khan, manuscript on paper [Persia, dated 1221 AH (1806 AD)]
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Mulla Sadra, Hikmaat al-Mutalyaa ..., manuscript on paper [Persia, dated 1238 AH]
0 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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A fine Qajar Prayerbook, manuscript on paper [Qajar Persia, probably c. 1840]
1,200 GBP
1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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Fine large Qajar lacquered board, for use as a binding, with text in Farsi [Qajar Persia, c. 1850]
900 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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A pair of fine decorated boards, for use as binding [Ottoman or Turkish, mid-19th century]
1,900 GBP
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Portrait of Amir Sher Ali Khan of Kabul, painting on paper [Eastern Afghan regions, c. 1860]
260 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Persian calligraphic panel, manuscript on paper [Qajar Persia, late 19th century]
200 GBP
120 - 180 GBP
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Three full-page illustrations from Shahnameh, miniatures on paper [India (Deccan), c. 1700]
0 GBP
1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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Tanka Ragini Megh Malhar, miniature on card, Amber school [India (Mewar), early 18th century]
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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