Islamic and Indian Art Including The Lion and the Sun, Art from Qajar Persia

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A Qur'an leaf written in kufic script on vellum Near East or North Africa...

Arabic manuscript on vellum, 14 lines written in kufic script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black and red, verses marked with three gold dots, fifth verse marked with a circular illuminated device in gold 247 x 293 mm

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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Two leaves from a Qur'an written in kufic script on vellum Near East or...

Arabic manuscript on vellum, 11 lines to the page written in compact kufic script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in red, blue and yellow, verses marked with three blue dots arranged vertically, one leaf with a circular device marking the fifth verse 135 x 220 mm.(2

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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A late Safavid prayer book, consisting of Qur'an, sura LVI, al-Waqi'a...

Arabic manuscript on gold-sprinkled paper, 25 leaves, eight lines to the page written in naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in red and black, gold roundels between verses, inner margins ruled in gold and blue, one illuminated headpiece in colours and gold, opening double

Los #: 3• R

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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Ghiyath al-Din Muhammad, known as Khwandamir (d. AH 941/AD 1534-35), Habib...

Persian manuscript on paper, 278 leaves, 31 lines to the page written in nasta'liq script in black ink, chapter headings and significant words written in naskhi script in red and occasionally in gold and green, a few title headings left blank, inner margins ruled in blue and gold, occasional

Los #: 4• R

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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A prince wearing a fur-lined coat, with a dagger at his belt Persia, 17th...

gouache and gold on paper 192 x 90 mm

Los #: 5R

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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A calligraphic album page in nasta'liq script, signed by Muhammad Sultan...

Persian manuscript on paper, four lines of text written diagonally in bold nasta'liq script in black ink on a cream ground within cloudbands, against a ground of stylised floral motifs in colours and gold, outer border with stylised roses on a buff ground album page 330 x 185 mm

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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Ibn al-Hajib, Fawa'id Wafiyyah bi-hall mushkilat al-Kafiyyah, a treatise on...

Arabic manuscript on paper, 197 leaves, 19 lines to the page written in neat nasta'liq script in black ink with significant words in red, inner margins ruled in gold and black, extensive commentaries and notes written in nasta'liq and cursive scripts in wide outer margins, front cover and first

Los #: 7•

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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A small illuminated manuscript of the Gospels in Syriac Near East, probably...

Syriac manuscript on paper with some Arabic and Hebrew, 144 leaves, 25 lines to the page written in small Syriac script in brown ink with significant words and phrases in red, inner margins ruled in gold and red, marginal devices in red, two illuminated headpieces in colours and gold with titles in

Los #: 8•

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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An illuminated Qur'an, copied by Muhammad al-Shuhudi, a pupil of Isma'il...

Arabic manuscript on paper, 301 leaves, 15 lines to the page written in clear naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in red and black, gold roundels between verses, inner margins ruled in green and gold, catchwords, one illuminated double-page frontispiece in colours and gold

Los #: 9•

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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Abu'l-Fadhl 'Iyadh bin Musa bin 'Iyadh al-Yahsubi (d. AH 544/AD 1149-50...

Arabic manuscript on paper, 337 leaves, 17 lines to the page written in clear naskhi script in black ink with headings and significant words picked out in red, inner margins ruled in red and gold, catchwords, one fine illuminated frontispiece predominantly in shades of gold, brown morocco with

Los #: 10•

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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A large hilyeh (the attributes of the Prophet Muhammad), and a hadith of...

Arabic manuscript on paper, the text comprising the bismillah in bold large thuluth script in black ink, below this the hilyeh of the Prophet written in naskhi script within a roundel, this bordered by the names of the Four Rightly-Guided Caliphs, all on a blue ground and flanked by two panels

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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Selected suras from the Qur'an, copied by Isma'il al-Zuhdi, in the style of...

Arabic manuscript on paper, 27 leaves, 9 lines to the page written in elegant naskhi script in black ink with diacritics and vowel points in black, gold roundels between verses, inner margins ruled in red and gold, some catchwords, illuminated devices in wide outer margins, illuminated panels

Los #: 12•

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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Al-Jazuli, Dala'il al-Khayrat wa shawariq al-anwar, prayers in praise of...

Arabic manuscript on paper, 90 leaves, 11 lines to the page written in naskhi script in black ink, gold roundels between sentences, inner margins ruled in red and gold, catchwords, two illuminated headpieces in colours and gold, contemporary brown morocco, covers decorated with stamped central

Los #: 13•

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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A large calligraphic composition, signed by Muhammad 'Ali perhaps Ottoman...

ink on marbled paper 435 x 280 mm

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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An illuminated calligrapher's diploma (ijazet), signed by Husain Rashid...

Arabic manuscript on paper laid down on card, text written in one line of thuluth script in black ink within a cartouche on a light green ground, above two lines of smaller naskhi script on the same ground and within gold cloudbands, flanked by stylised floral vases, three cartouches below this with

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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An illuminated calligrapher's diploma (ijazet), signed by Sanniyeh...

Arabic manuscript on paper laid down on card, the text comprising one line of script in larger thuluth above two lines of smaller naskhi script, all on a brown ground within cloudbands on a gold ground, a further cartouche at bottom with calligrapher's details, stylised rococo floral sprays in lower

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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A scholar seated beneath a tree reading, by Hajj Musavvir al-Molki Iran...

gouache, gold and silver on paper, signed in monogram lower centre, illuminated border in Safavid style 345 x 257 mm

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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A large slip-painted pottery dish Samarkand, 10th Century

of shallow form on a short foot, rising gently to a slightly everted rim, decorated in manganese and tomato-red on a white ground with a central rosette formed from palmettes and split-palmettes, the rim with a band of inscription in floriated kufic 36.7 cm. diam

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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A rare underglaze-painted moulded pottery Mihrab tile Probably Kashan...

of rectangular form, moulded and decorated in black under a turquoise glaze with a mihrab, a mosque lamp hanging within the archway, the edge of the arch with a band of inscription, the border with a large band of inscription in thuluth, with wood frame 41 x 28.5 cm

Los #: 18a* R

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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A Minai pottery bowl Persia, 12th/ 13th Century

of deep slightly flaring form on a long foot, decorated in polychrome and gold leaf on a cream ground with a central roundel containing a mounted figure hawking, surrounded by a band of seated figures interspersed by stylised foliate sprays, the border with a band of inscription in kufic

Los #: 19R

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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A large Ilkhanid lustre moulded pottery tile fragment Kashan, Persia, circa...

of irregular form, moulded and decorated in a brownish-gold lustre, cobalt-blue and turquoise on a white ground with a partial inscription in kufic, above a knot motif and partial palmette, all interspersed by foliate tendrils and on a ground of foliate interlace, mounted 43 x 29 cm

Los #: 20R

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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A Mamluk underglaze-painted pottery tile Damascus, Syria, 15th Century

of hexagonal form, decorated in cobalt-blue on a white ground with a cypress tree flanked by undulating foliate sprays width 19.5 cm

Los #: 21*

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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Two Mamluk underglaze-painted pottery tiles Damascus, Syria, 15th Century

each of hexagonal form decorated in cobalt-blue, turquoise and black, the first with a six-pointed star containing a floral motif, the second with a central rosette surrounded by floral sprays, each with turquoise border width of the larger 19.9 cm.(2

Los #: 22*

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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A Mamluk underglaze-painted pottery tile Damascus, Syria, 15th Century

of hexagonal form, decorated in cobalt-blue on a white ground with a six-pointed star, the central hexagon containing a flowerhead, the interstices with geometric motifs width 19.5 cm

Los #: 23*

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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A Nasrid or post-nasrid taracea chair Spain, 15th/ 16th Century

the curving 'X' frame with scrolling arms resting on splayed stretchers, the surface profusely inlaid with hardwood, metal and bone geometric elements forming a repeat design of octagonal cartouches containing eight-pointed stars interspersed by four-pointed star motifs, the borders with bands of

Los #: 25W

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 40.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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A large porcelain 'Alhambra' vase Belgium or Spain, late 19th Century

of inverted piriform with cusped handles on a flared foot, the neck flaring towards an inverted rim, decorated in polychrome and gold with an arcade around the base, interlocking palmettes with a band of inscriptions around the centre, the neck with a band of rosettes interspersed by vegetal motifs

Los #: 26W

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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Two Hispano-Moresque pottery Albarellos Valencia, probably Manises, 15th...

each of waisted cylindrical form on short feet with everted rims, glazed in cobalt-blue with cream interiors, the first decorated in a coppery lustre with a band of palmette motifs the larger 31 cm. high(2

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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A Nasrid style taracea chest Spain, probably Barcelona, 16th/ 17th Century

of rectangular form on four feet, of walnut profusely inlaid with ivory, bone and fruitwood, the front with four square panels containing geometric designs, the interstices with trees issuing from urns, all surrounded by an undulating floral vine, the top and sides with further geometric patterns

Los #: 28W Y Ф

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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An Iznik Cintamani pottery Jug Turkey, circa 1570

of compressed globular form on a short foot with waisted cylindrical neck and simple handle, decorated underglaze in cobalt-blue, turquoise and raised-red on a white ground with cintamani motifs interspersed by palmettes 19 cm. high

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019

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An Iznik pottery dish Turkey, late 16th Century

of shallow rounded form on a short foot with wide everted rim, decorated in raised-red, cobalt-blue and green with black outline on a white ground, with central roundel containing a split palmette spray, the border with alternating floral sprays and saz leaves, the exterior with alternating abstract

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 30.04.2019