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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
Oct 30, 2020 10:30 AM GMT
Viewing dates
Oct 26, 2020 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM GMT
Oct 27, 2020 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM GMT
Oct 28, 2020 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM GMT
Oct 29, 2020 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM GMT
Auction currency
GBP
Buyer's premium
25 % (exc. Sales tax)
Accepted cards
Other payment methods
There are 107 lots within this auction
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Brand
Item Type
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Leaf from a large Eastern Kufic Qur'an, manuscript on paper [Seljuk Persia, twelfth century]
1,100 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Leaves from Qur'ans, on paper [North Africa and the Near East, thirteenth to fifteenth centuries]
220 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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A prisoner is brought to the King of Samangam
400 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Bahran Gur in the blue pavilion, manuscript on paper [Safavid Persia (probably Shiraz), c. 1560 AD]
2,200 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Ɵ Kitab Kamil as-Sina'a at-Tabbaiya, manuscript on paper [Safavid Persia, 990-91 AH (1582-84 AD)]
30,000 GBP
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
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Leaf from a Qur'an, , illuminated manuscript on paper [Near East, c. 1600]
200 GBP
200 - 300 GBP
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Bahram Gur killing the Lion
0 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Portrait of a seated youth, illuminated drawing on paper [Safavid Persia, mid-seventeenth century]
0 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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A fine drawing of five dervishes, on card [Safavid Persia (probably Isfahan), c. 1630]
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Ɵ Nizami, section from the Khamsa, manuscript on paper [Persia or India, 1(0)52 AH (1642-3)]
400 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Ɵ Shara'i al-Islam fi Masa'il al-Halal wa al-Haram, on paper [Ardebil 1060 AH (1650 AD)]
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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A Celestial Globe by "Iskandrani", [probably Safavid Persia, dated 1128 AH (1716 AD)]
3,800 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Ornithological drawings on a manuscript leaf [Safavid Persia, c. 1700]
80 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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Youth visiting a dervish, after Muhammad Qasim, on paper [ Zand Persia, mid-eighteenth century]
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Ɵ Risala Musiqi (a musical treatise), manuscript on paper [Qajar Persia, 1293 AH (1876 AD)]
2,500 GBP
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Persian Lady carrying a child, on paper [Qajar Persia, first quarter of the nineteenth century]
0 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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The Tomb of a holy Imam [Qajar Persia, mid-nineteenth century]
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Calligraphic studies by Mirza Gholam Reza Isfahani, manuscripts on paper [Qajar Persia, c. 1860 AD]
0 GBP
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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A fine calligraphic panel by Muhammad Shahbazi
1,800 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Portraits of Nassir ad-Din and Muzzaffer ad-Din Shah [Qajar Persia, late nineteenth century]
500 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Ɵ Royal invitation to the anniversary celebrations of the Pahlavi Dynasty [Tehran, c. 1976 AD]
0 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Ɵ Qur'an al-Karim, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on paper [Indonesia, late eighteenth century]
4,000 GBP
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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Ɵ A scholar's Qur'an, manuscript on paper [India (possibly Kashmir), c. 1200 AH (1786 AD)]
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Ɵ Abu'l Fazl' ibn Mubarak, Ain-i Akbari, manuscript on paper [Mughal India, late eighteenth century]
800 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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A Ruler with his attendants, on paper [Mughal India, second half of the eighteenth century]
300 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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A nobleman on horseback [India (probably Kota), second half of eighteenth century]
0 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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A double kneeling portrait of a young princess and attendant [India (likely Deccan), c. 1800]
400 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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A Harem Scene, painting on paper [India (Kishangarh), first half of nineteenth century]
500 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Radha and her companion, Pahari school [India (Himchal Pradesh), early nineteenth century]
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Layla visiting Majnun in the wilderness, Pahari school [Northern India, c. 1820]
0 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Costume and trade illustrations, company school [probably Tamil Nadu, early nineteenth century]
700 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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The Dancing Gopis, Indian miniature on card, Mewar school [India (Rajasthan), c. 1830]
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Portrait of a Nobleman, illuminated manuscript on card [Mughal India, dated 1254 AH (1838 AD)]
400 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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Portrait of a Maharajah holding a flower [India (Rajasthan, possibly Kota), c. 1840]
300 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Two soldiers on horseback in battle [North India (Kangra), mid-nineteenth century]
0 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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Large painting of a man visiting a sage [North India (possibly Kangra), mid-nineteenth century]
0 GBP
800 - 1,200 GBP
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George Landseer, "Rewah Horsemen", oil painting on canvas [India (Madhya Pradesh), c. 1860]
3,000 GBP
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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A Qur'anic Prayer Scroll on paper [India (probably Kashmir), second half of nineteenth century]
500 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Bhae Puran Singh as a young Sikh Lady, painting on card [India (probably Punjab), c. 1890]
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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A tantric Avatar of Vishnu [India (likely Gujarat), late nineteenth century]
300 GBP
400 - 600 GBP
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A Tantric Mandala, [India (likely Gujarat), late nineteenth or early twentieth century)]
0 GBP
300 - 500 GBP
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Three tantric Avatars of Vishnu [India (likely Gujarat), c. 1900]
0 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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Large Buddhist painting on paper [India (possibly Deccan), early twentieth century]
450 GBP
500 - 700 GBP
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Jungle scene with Two Tigers, on linen for use as wall hanging [India (possibly Kota), c. 1920]
500 GBP
600 - 800 GBP
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