Islamic Art & Manuscripts

Roseberys
70/76 Knights Hill
SE27 0JD London
Großbritannien und Nordirland
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Datum der Auktion: 03.05.2019

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A Cypriot bichrome terracotta amphora, 1050-600BC, on base, amphora 33cm. high

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A Roman terracotta amphora, 2nd-4th century AD, with pointed, tiered bottom, handles either side, 61cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Japan

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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An Egyptian turquoise faience scarab in a Victorian mount, 19th century, with original receipt of purchase, ring size o approx

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A terracotta head of a woman, Latium, 5th century BC, 25cm. high

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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An Egyptian pointed alabastron with ribbed rim, Middle Kingdom Period, 2050-1710BC., mounted on stand, 14.5cm. high Provenance: Acquired on the London Art Market in the 1990s

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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An Egyptian alabaster cylindrical vase with large base and lip, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, 11.9cm. high

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A Roman glass cup, 2nd-4th century AD, with compressed sides, on a perspex plinth, cup 7.5cm high

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A Roman bronze figure of Hercules, circa late 1st-early 2nd century AD, the muscular hero depicted nude, standing in contrapposto with his weight on his left leg, the right bent with the foot pulled back, his lionskin draped over his left shoulder and arm, his fisted left hand perhaps once holding

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A Roman limestone portrait head of a man, circa 3rd century AD, life size, his head shown straight on, with closely-cropped hair in short sculpted locks, his oval face with angular cheekbones, tapering to a pointed chin, with large, heavy-lidded, almond-shaped eyes, the sharp brows articulated, his

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A Roman-style marble head, possibly a portrait of the Emperor Caracalla, after the Antique, depicted as an older man, his hair cropped short, with heavy set brow, mounted in plinth, 32cm. high

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A Roman marble left foot, 2-4th century AD, mounted, foot 21.4cm. long x 11cm. high

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A Scythian gold bracelet, Central Asia, 5th century BC, the clasp with bird in profile turning its head to side, with attachment pin to reverse, the other end of band with hole, 6.1cm. diam. Provenance: Private Collection Scotland formed in the 1980s and 1990s

Los #: 38

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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Two Parthian gold hoop earrings with Eros, 1st century BC-1st century AD, the hook bearing a nude figure of Eros with curling hair drawn back in a ribbed coiffure with central 'knot', standing with hands on hips, traces of wings at the shoulders (2

Los #: 39

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A Scythian gold plaque or buckle in the form of a leopard in profile, Central Asia, 5th century BC, with attachment loop to reverse, 3.8 x 2.2cm. Provenance: Private collection Scotland formed in the 1980s-90s

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A group of Luristan bronze axe heads, late 3rd-2nd millennium BC, each approx. 5cm. high x 6cm diam. (7) Provenance: Private Collection UK formed in the late 1970s

Los #: 42

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A Luristan bronze spouted vessel, early 1st millenium BC, the globular lobed body with long channelled spout attached by domed rivets, the rim with hatched design, 8.5cm. high x 31cm., diam. including spout Old collection number "L253" to base

Los #: 43

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A Roman bronze stem shaft of a chandelier with birds, 3rd century AD, with stand, 13cm. high

Los #: 44

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A Roman marble phallic head of a man, circa 1st century AD, the bearded man with bald head and drilled attachment holes, the eyes deeply set, large nose, hair in tight curls, on a stand, head 7.2cm. high

Los #: 45

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A bronze conical vase with moulded heads, possibly Bactrian, on a slightly spreading foot widening at mouth, the sides featuring a pelican, two men with helmets, and a horse head, mounted on plinth, 7cm. high

Los #: 47

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A Roman bronze head of a ram, 2nd-4th century AD, modelled with curved horns, a long beard and pointed ears, 3.5cm. high Provenance: Private collection in UK formed in the 1970s and 1980s

Los #: 48

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 100 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A Celtic bronze armband, 2nd-1st century BC, of thick, overlapping form, 9.1cm. diam

Los #: 49

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A Cycladic bone violin-shaped Kusura, 3rd millenium BC., with stand, 17cm. high

Los #: 50

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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Four bifolios from a Qur'an, Egypt, 16th century, Arabic manuscript on paper, each folio 9ll. of black text with the first, fifth and ninth lines in large Muhaqqaq script, the remaining text in naskh, verse endings with gold roundels, mounted in pairs, folio 24.8 x 16.5cm. (4

Los #: 54

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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Three folios from a Qur'an, Iran, Egypt, 16th century, Arabic manuscript on paper, 9ll. of black text with the first, fifth and ninth lines in large Muhaqqaq script, the remaining text in naskh, gold roundel verse markers, with large medallion marginal decoration, mounted folio each approx. 26 x

Los #: 55

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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Sa'di, Gulistan, Ottoman Turkey, Constantinople, dated AH 955/AD 1548-49, Persian manuscript on paper, 123ff., 11ll. to the page written in nasta'liq script in black ink, significant words picked out in red, inner margins ruled in blue and gold, one illuminated headpiece in colours and gold, later

Los #: 60

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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Mir Khwand, Raudat al-Safa, vol. VI only, on Timur and his descendants, Iran, dated 20th Safar 1030/14th January 1621, Persian manuscript on paper, 293ff., 21ll. to the page written in naskhi script in black ink, significant words and sentences picked out in red ink, inner margins ruled in green

Los #: 63

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A prayer book, signed Yuser bin Ahmad Khan bin Madina, China, dated Muharram 1000AH/October 1591AD, Arabic manuscript on paper, 122ff., each folio with 5ll. of black sini script per page with red border, sura headings in red, verse roundels in gold and polychrome, the opening frontispiece

Los #: 64

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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An anthology in Persian verse and prose including a risalah entitled al-Faridhiya, Mughal India, written at Ahmedabad, dated AH 1000/AD 1591-92, Persian manuscript on paper, 43ff., 17ll. to the page written in one or two columns of small nasta'liq script in black ink, inner margins ruled in blue and

Los #: 69

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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'Abdallah al-Ansar, Nasayih, Maxims of 'Abdallah, copied by Muhammad Amin al-Husaini Turmudi, Ottoman Turkey, probably Constantinople, dated AH 988/AD 1580-81, Persian manuscript on gold-sprinkled paper, 15 leaves, 9 lines to the page written in elegant nasta'liq script in black ink, inner margins

Los #: 71

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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Juz 11 of a Qur'an, China, 17th century, 56ff., with 5ll. of black muhaqqaq script per page within red rule, verse endings in red, marginal ornaments in gold and colours, surah headings in red ornamental script, with double page illuminated frontispiece, two end pages are lightly decorated and

Los #: 73

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 03.05.2019