Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

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11 October 2013, London, South Kensington

Datum der Auktion: 11.10.2013

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KRISHNA SUBDUES THE SERPENT KING KALIYA

KRISHNA SUBDUES THE SERPENT KING KALIYA
NORTH INDIA, MID-16TH CENTURY
KRISHNA SUBDUES THE SERPENT KING KALIYA NORTH INDIA, MID-16TH CENTURY Opaque pigments on paper, the dark-skinned god dances in triumph over Kaliya's head, the naga's serpent-sons breathing flames around them, the naga's wives

Los #: 501

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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A GREY SCHIST HEAD OF THE BUDDHA

A GREY SCHIST HEAD OF THE BUDDHA
GANDHARA, 2ND-4TH CENTURY
A GREY SCHIST HEAD OF THE BUDDHA GANDHARA, 2ND-4TH CENTURY Carved with serene expression, subdued arched eyebrows set above half-closed eyes, smiling lips, the elongated earlobes now broken, wavy hairdress and usnisha, chipped, further

Los #: 502

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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A STUCCO HEAD OF A BODHISATTVA

A STUCCO HEAD OF A BODHISATTVA
PAKISTAN, KUSHAN PERIOD, 4TH CENTURY
A STUCCO HEAD OF A BODHISATTVA PAKISTAN, KUSHAN PERIOD, 4TH CENTURY With straight nose and bowed lips, the gaze cast down and wearing an elaborate headdress, on stand 9in.(23cm.) on stand

Los #: 503

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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A GREY SCHIST HEAD OF THE BUDDHA

A GREY SCHIST HEAD OF THE BUDDHA
GANDHARA, 2ND/4TH CENTURY
A GREY SCHIST HEAD OF THE BUDDHA GANDHARA, 2ND/4TH CENTURY With serene expression, penduloud earlobes, centered on a raised urna , the wavy hair-strand tied up, the almond eyes beneath arched brows and bow-shaped mouth 4¾in. (12cm.) high

Los #: 504

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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AN ILLUSTRATION TO A SAT SAI SERIES OF BIHARI

AN ILLUSTRATION TO A SAT SAI SERIES OF BIHARI
AMBER OR MEWAR, RAJASTHAN, CIRCA 1720
AN ILLUSTRATION TO A SAT SAI SERIES OF BIHARI AMBER OR MEWAR, RAJASTHAN, CIRCA 1720 Opaque pigments and gold on paper, Krishna accompanied by the gopis appeals to Radha, a pavilion under which seat ladies in the

Los #: 506

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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AN ILLUSTRATION TO A BOOK OF DREAMS

AN ILLUSTRATION TO A BOOK OF DREAMS
UDAIPUR, MEWAR, RAJASTHAN, CIRCA 1700-1725
AN ILLUSTRATION TO A BOOK OF DREAMS UDAIPUR, MEWAR, RAJASTHAN, CIRCA 1700-1725 Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, a dark-skinned yogini seats in a columned pavilion, leaning against a striped bolster, a

Los #: 507

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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AN ALBUM PAGE

AN ALBUM PAGE
SUB-IMPERIAL MUGHAL, INDIA, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY
AN ALBUM PAGE SUB-IMPERIAL MUGHAL, INDIA, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY Depicting a composite horse in black ink, with embroidered saddle, on red ground and facing a hawk on a perch, laid down on gold-speckled cream card with blue

Los #: 511

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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AN ALBUM PAGE

AN ALBUM PAGE
SUB-IMPERIAL MUGHAL, INDIA, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY
AN ALBUM PAGE SUB-IMPERIAL MUGHAL, INDIA, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY Depicting an elephant on green ground, his head turned to the back, laid down on gold-speckled cream card, with identification inscription in black nasta'liq script

Los #: 512

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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A GOLD-DAMASCENED SWORD (KHANDA)

A GOLD-DAMASCENED SWORD ( KHANDA )
INDIA, 18TH CENTURY
A GOLD-DAMASCENED SWORD ( KHANDA ) INDIA, 18TH CENTURY With straight blade, the spine with a gold-damascened calligraphic inscriptions in nasta'liq script, the basket hilt's square and spike surmounting the pommel with a dense lattice of foliate

Los #: 513

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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A HEAVILY ARMED MUGHAL NOBLE

A HEAVILY ARMED MUGHAL NOBLE
NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1700
A HEAVILY ARMED MUGHAL NOBLE NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1700 Ink, pencil and transparent pigments on paper, standing, facing the left, the bearded man holding an arrow in his right hand, his left hand holds the arrow, around his belt are attached a

Los #: 516

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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A GOLD-DAMASCENED (KOFTGARI) STEEL CIRCULAR SHIELD

A GOLD-DAMASCENED ( KOFTGARI ) STEEL CIRCULAR SHIELD
NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
A GOLD-DAMASCENED ( KOFTGARI ) STEEL CIRCULAR SHIELD NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY The dense foliate decoration arranged around a central roundel occupied by a circular quatrefoil flanked by four applied bosses and surrounded

Los #: 519

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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TWO LACQUERED BOWS

TWO LACQUERED BOWS
NORTH INDIA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
TWO LACQUERED BOWS NORTH INDIA, 18TH/19TH CENTURY Each of typical Turkic form, the first with polychrome painted decoration composed of a lattice of palmettes and floral scrolls to its limb ( sal ), shoulder ( kasan ) and grip sections, the second

Los #: 520

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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MAHARAJA GUL SINGH OF BIKANER

MAHARAJA GUL SINGH OF BIKANER
BY USTADH QASIM, BIKANER, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1760
MAHARAJA GUL SINGH OF BIKANER BY USTADH QASIM, BIKANER, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1760 Transparent pigments and gold on paper, standing, facing left, wearing a gold turban, his hands rest on the hilt of his katar, a large black

Los #: 521

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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PORTRAIT OF A MUGHAL NOBLE

PORTRAIT OF A MUGHAL NOBLE
NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1700; CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL SIGNED MUHAMMAD RAFI', 18TH CENTURY
PORTRAIT OF A MUGHAL NOBLE NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1700; CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL SIGNED MUHAMMAD RAFI', 18TH CENTURY Opaque pigments and gold on paper, standing and facing left, the very finely painted

Los #: 522

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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PORTRAIT OF A DECCANI SULTAN, POSSIBLY 'ALI ADIL SHAH II

PORTRAIT OF A DECCANI SULTAN, POSSIBLY 'ALI ADIL SHAH II
NORTH INDIA, THE BORDERS CIRCA 1627-45; PORTRAIT CIRCA 1800-20
PORTRAIT OF A DECCANI SULTAN, POSSIBLY 'ALI ADIL SHAH II NORTH INDIA, THE BORDERS CIRCA 1627-45; PORTRAIT CIRCA 1800-20 Ink, transparent pigments and gold on paper, standing

Los #: 523

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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AN ALBUM PAGE

AN ALBUM PAGE
THE PAINTING MUGHAL INDIA, 18TH CENTURY; THE CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL SIGNED ABU AL-FATH LAHURI, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
AN ALBUM PAGE THE PAINTING MUGHAL INDIA, 18TH CENTURY; THE CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL SIGNED ABU AL-FATH LAHURI, 18TH/19TH CENTURY Depicting a Mughal noble, opaque pigments and gold on

Los #: 525

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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PORTRAIT OF A LADY AT A JHAROKA WINDOW, IDENTIFIED AS NUR JA...

PORTRAIT OF A LADY AT A JHAROKA WINDOW, IDENTIFIED AS NUR JAHAN BEGUM
MUGHAL INDIA, CIRCA 1760
PORTRAIT OF A LADY AT A JHAROKA WINDOW, IDENTIFIED AS NUR JAHAN BEGUM MUGHAL INDIA, CIRCA 1760 Opaque pigments and gold on paper, depicted half length, wearing heavy pearl and gem necklaces, bracelets and

Los #: 526

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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A SILVER ENAMELLED OPENWORK PIECE FROM A WATER PIPE

A SILVER ENAMELLED OPENWORK PIECE FROM A WATER PIPE
LUCKNOW, INDIA, CIRCA 1800
A SILVER ENAMELLED OPENWORK PIECE FROM A WATER PIPE LUCKNOW, INDIA, CIRCA 1800 Of squat globular form rising from short vertical base, the separate lid with bulbous finial, the fine green and blue enamelled decoration

Los #: 527

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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A PARCEL-GILT SILVER HUQQA MOUTHPIECE

A PARCEL-GILT SILVER HUQQA MOUTHPIECE
NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1800
A PARCEL-GILT SILVER HUQQA MOUTHPIECE NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1800 The elegant piece modelled with a gemset elephant's head, his trunk wraped around the stem, with stopper in the form of a floral bud, a peacock stands above the elephant, with

Los #: 528

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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AN ENAMELLED SILVER QUR'AN BOX OR VINAIGRETTE

AN ENAMELLED SILVER QUR'AN BOX OR VINAIGRETTE
LUCKNOW, NORTH INDIA, LATE 18TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY
AN ENAMELLED SILVER QUR'AN BOX OR VINAIGRETTE LUCKNOW, NORTH INDIA, LATE 18TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY Of rectangular form, finely enamelled with floral decoration, the base engraved with a large rosette under

Los #: 529

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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A SILVER-INLAID BIDRI BASIN

A SILVER-INLAID BIDRI BASIN
DECCAN, INDIA, 18TH CENTURY
A SILVER-INLAID BIDRI BASIN DECCAN, INDIA, 18TH CENTURY Of rectangular form with protruding body and large sloping rim, the silver-inlaid decoration consisting of repeating swaying floral motifs, the openwork central panel worked as a lattice

Los #: 530

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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LADIES HEADING TO A SHRINE

LADIES HEADING TO A SHRINE
DECCAN, INDIA, CIRCA 1760-80
LADIES HEADING TO A SHRINE DECCAN, INDIA, CIRCA 1760-80 Opaque pigments and gold on paper, two ladies head to do puja , stand between a peacock and a peahen, a silver lotus pond in the foreground a domed marble shrine on the hilltop behind

Los #: 535

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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AN ALBUM PAGE WITH AN ILLUSTRATION TO A RAGAMALA SERIES: VIB...

AN ALBUM PAGE WITH AN ILLUSTRATION TO A RAGAMALA SERIES: VIBHASA RAGINI
HYDERABAD, DECCAN, CIRCA 1800
AN ALBUM PAGE WITH AN ILLUSTRATION TO A RAGAMALA SERIES: VIBHASA RAGINI HYDERABAD, DECCAN, CIRCA 1800 Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, a seated prince aims an arrow at his mistress

Los #: 537

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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AN ALBUM PAGE WITH A PORTRAIT OF NAWAB NIZAM 'ALI KHAN AND H...

AN ALBUM PAGE WITH A PORTRAIT OF NAWAB NIZAM 'ALI KHAN AND HIS SUCCESSOR NAWAB SIKANDER JAH, NIZAM OF HYDERABAD
HYDERABAD, DECCAN, INDIA, CIRCA 1810; THE CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL DATED AH 1231/1815-16 AD
AN ALBUM PAGE WITH A PORTRAIT OF NAWAB NIZAM 'ALI KHAN AND HIS SUCCESSOR NAWAB SIKANDER JAH, NIZAM OF

Los #: 538

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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A DIAMOND-SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD BRACELET

A DIAMOND-SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD BRACELET
NORTH INDIA, 19TH/20TH CENTURY
A DIAMOND-SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD BRACELET NORTH INDIA, 19TH/20TH CENTURY Of circular form, each end with elephant's head, set with faceted diamonds within a floral meander along the bracelet's exterior, the black champlevé

Los #: 539

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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A DIAMOND-SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD BRACELET

A DIAMOND-SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD BRACELET
NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
A DIAMOND-SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD BRACELET NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY Of circular form, openwork, with a lattice of rose and table cut diamonds, the interior decorated with enamelled floral lattice 2 5/8in. (6.8cm.) diam

Los #: 540

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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A DIAMOND-SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD BRACELET

A DIAMOND-SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD BRACELET
JAIPUR, NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
A DIAMOND-SET AND ENAMELLED GOLD BRACELET JAIPUR, NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY Of circular form, joined at top with intertwined elephant's heads, the exterior gem-set with rose cut diamonds and close set rubies within floral

Los #: 541

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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AN IMPRESSIVE PRATABGARH DISH ILLUSTRATING EPISODES FROM THE...

AN IMPRESSIVE PRATABGARH DISH ILLUSTRATING EPISODES FROM THE LIFE OF KRISHNA
NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
AN IMPRESSIVE PRATABGARH DISH ILLUSTRATING EPISODES FROM THE LIFE OF KRISHNA NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY On three feet modelled as lion's paws, of circular form with flat lobed rim, the blue, green

Los #: 542

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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A LADY AT HER TOILET

A LADY AT HER TOILET
MUGHAL INDIA, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY
A LADY AT HER TOILET MUGHAL INDIA, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, the naked beauty with long dark hair wears a white skirt and gold and pearl jewellery, she holds her gold-trimmed white veil away

Los #: 543

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 11.10.2013

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A LARGE PORTRAIT OF MAHARANA SARUP SINGH IN AN AMOUROUS EMBR...

A LARGE PORTRAIT OF MAHARANA SARUP SINGH IN AN AMOUROUS EMBRACE
UDAIPUR, MEWAR, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1860
A LARGE PORTRAIT OF MAHARANA SARUP SINGH IN AN AMOUROUS EMBRACE UDAIPUR, MEWAR, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1860 Opaque pigments and gold on paper, the princely couple in an erotic embrace on a blue

Los #: 544

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 11.10.2013