Islamic & Indian Art including Fine Rugs & Carpets

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Datum der Auktion: 03.05.2019

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A KUFIC QUR’AN BIFOLIUM Near East or North Africa, 9th – 10th century Arabic manuscript on vellum, each folio with 5ll. of bold sepia kufic script, with red dots, golden rosettes and tri-lobed reading markers, plain margins, a later annotation ‘138’ in red pen and ’14’ in pencil in Arabic numerals

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A LOOSE KUFIC QUR’AN FOLIO Near East or North Africa, 9th century Sura 16 (Al-Nahl), middle of v. 122 to Sura 17 (Bani Isra’il), middle of v. 13, Arabic manuscript on vellum, 18ll. of dark brown kufic to the page, sura heading on recto in red ink, some diacritics in the form of groups of dashes

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.600 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A LOOSE KUFIC QUR’AN FOLIO Near East or North Africa, 9th century Sura 16 (Al-Nahl), vv. 68 – 83, Arabic manuscript on vellum, 18ll. of dark brown kufic script to the page, some diacritics in the form of groups of dots and dashes, plain margins, 13.1cm x 18.1 cm. For a similar lot and for further

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A LOOSE BIFOLIUM IN EARLY ‘NEW STYLE’ SCRIPT Near East or Mediterranean region, 10th century Sura 30 (Al-Rum / Romans) vv. 21- 41, Sura 31 (Al-Luqman), v. 22 to Sura 32 (Al-Sajdah / the Prostration), v. 9, Arabic manuscript on vellum, 15ll. of fine sepia ink ‘New Style’ script per page, sura heading

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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SEVEN QUR’AN FOLIOS Andalusia or North Africa, 14th – 15th century Sura 10 (Yunus), part v. 74 – v. 105, Arabic manuscript on vellum, each folio 7ll. of sepia ink maghribi script, 7ff. in total, diacritics and vowel points in red, gold, green, and blue, verses marked with gold roundels, marginal

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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THREE QUR’AN FOLIOS Andalusia or North Africa, 14th – 15th century Sura 19 (Maryam), vv. 34-41 and sura 24 (Al-Nour), vv. 25-29 and 33-35, Arabic manuscript on vellum, each folio with 9ll. of sepia ink maghribi script, markings in red and blue, gold aya markings, 24cm x 22cm

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.600 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A LOOSE FOLIO FROM A MAGHRIBI QUR’AN North Africa, 15th century Arabic manuscript on vellum, 10ll. of sepia ink maghribi script to the page, red markings, circular verse markers, in dark green mount, 5.8cm x 18.5cm

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A LOOSE QUR’AN FOLIO North Africa or Andalusia, 10th – 12th century Arabic manuscript on vellum, a loose rectangular folio in vertical format with 20ll. of sepia ink early maghribi script, without diacritic marks, plain margins, later marginal annotations in same ink, the recto faded and hard to

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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FOUR BIFOLIA FROM A LARGE ILKHANID QUR’AN Iran, 13th – 14th century Arabic manuscript on paper, 11ll. to the page of black ink thuluth script, comprising different sections and sura headings from the Qur’an (from sura 59 to 71), with word-for-word Persian translation in red naskh script underneath

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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TEN FOLIOS FROM JUZ’ 9 Egypt or Syria, 14th – 15th century Arabic manuscript on paper, juz’ 9, sura 7, v. 193, and sura 8, 44ll. to the page of black ink naskh script, with full diacritic marks, aya markings as gold rosettes, on the margins blue and gold illuminations in different shapes such as

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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TWO QUR’ANIC FOLIOS Egypt or Syria, 16th century and later Sura 33 (Al-Ahzab), vv. 52-59 and sura 21 (Al-Anbiya), v. 23, Arabic manuscript on paper, one folio containing 9ll., in black ink, with red markings, within red, gold, and blue rulings, the text divided into sections using two different

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A WHITE-SLIP POTTERY BOWL Eastern Iran, 10th – 11th century Of conical shape, resting on a short circular foot, the earthenware body covered in white slip with black slip decoration consisting of pseudo-calligraphy to the centre and rectangular bands with dotted motifs on the rim, under transparent

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A MOULD-BLOWN GREEN GLASS BOWL Possibly Iran, 10th – 11th century Of conical shape, resting on a plain circular base, tooled on the pontil, with slightly splayed rim, the wall decorated in low relief with a continuous pattern of petal-shaped vertical lozenges to the base surmounted by two rows of

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A COPPER GREEN-SPLASHED POTTERY BOWL Possibly Nishapur, Iran, 9th – 10th century Of hemispherical shape, with rounded everted rim, on a short circular foot, a deep cavetto, the body covered in opaque white glaze and painted with five copper green splashes on the rim and an unreadable inscription in

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 1.800 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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AN ABBASID BLUE AND WHITE POTTERY DISH AND AN IRANIAN PIERCED WHITE FRITWARE BOWL Iraq, 9th century and Iran, 12th – 13th century Comprising a deep blue and white pottery bowl, of hemispherical shape on short straight foot, with splayed rim, the earthenware body painted in cobalt blue on an opaque

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A NISHAPUR BUFFWARE POTTERY BOWL Iran, 10th century Of circular shape, resting on an uneven short circular foot, the rim straight and slightly bent inward, underglaze painted in black slip, yellow, red and green, the interior decorated with a stylised peacock and a rosette, concentric bands of

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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TWO SLIP-PAINTED POTTERY BOWLS WITH STIPPLED DECORATION Eastern Iran, 9th – 10th century Each of conical shape, on a circular short foot, with straight rim, comprising a larger bowl, the earthenware body covered in white slip and painted with a red, brown and yellow slip decoration consisting of an

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A SLIP-PAINTED SARI WARE POTTERY BOWL Iran, 10th – 11th century Of conical shape, resting on a short circular foot, covered in white slip with decoration in brown, black and red, the interior decorated with an abstract spiral design to the centre, straight vertical lines to the cavetto, a red band

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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AN INCISED SPLASHED POTTERY BOWL Possibly Nishapur, Eastern Iran, 10th century Of circular shape, on a short splayed foot, with a straight rim, the red earthenware body covered with a white slip, incised with an umbrella motif to the centre with two lateral hatched semicircles, and splashed in

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 1.400 £ - 1.600 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A RAQQA COPPER-LUSTRE POTTERY JUG Syria, 13th century Of globular shape, resting on a tall splayed foot, rising to a tall cylindrical neck, with curved handle to the side, the fritware body painted in dark copper-lustre under a transparent glaze, the decoration divided in several concentric bands

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A BLACK-PAINTED TURQUOISE-GLAZED WATER JUG Possibly Raqqa, Syria, 12th – 13th century Pyriform, on circular splayed foot, with a tall cylindrical neck with everted rim, on the side a rope-twist handle, the body underglaze painted in black with lines running through its length and dotted motif on the

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A TURQUOISE-GLAZED POTTERY SPRINKLER Possibly Kashan, Iran, 12th century Of faceted cylindrical shape, resting on a short circular foot, with narrowing shoulders, a tall thin neck with a splayed rim and wide circular mouth, pierced five times at the top, the body moulded with ridges on the corners

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.600 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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TWO TURQUOISE-GLAZED KASHAN POTTERY BOWLS Iran, 12th – 13th century Each of hemispherical form, resting on a circular slightly splayed foot, comprising a larger bowl, the interior with underglaze-painted floral designs, the rim with carved abstract decorations, the exterior plain and covered with

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A KASHAN TURQUOISE-GLAZED POTTERY EWER Iran, 12th century Of cylindrical shape, resting on a circular slightly splayed foot, with narrowing shoulder, splayed faceted neck with moulded decoration and ridges,curved handle and thin spout, with a thick layer or iridescence on the bottom part of the

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A COPPER-LUSTRE POTTERY DISH Iran, late 12th – early 13th century Of circular shape, resting on a straight circular foot, with everted rim, the fritware body painted in lustre on an opaque white glaze, the decoration typical of the so-called ‘monumental style’ with a large figure to the centre

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A COPPER-LUSTRE POTTERY JUG Kashan, Iran, late 12th – early 13th century Of compressed globular shape, with a tall cylindrical neck and a curved handle to the side, resting on a slightly splayed circular foot, the moulded body presenting copper-lustre decoration in Kashan miniature style on the

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A FRAGMENT OF A MARINID TERRACOTTA TILE Morocco, 14th – 15th century Of rectangular format, made in two parts, painted in black over a white slip ground now faded, covered in transparent glaze, the decoration consisting of a calligraphic band against a scrolling ground of vegetal tendrils, mounted

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A CEREMONIAL LADLE Iran, 13th century Of typical form, with deep concave oval end, the handle incised with the typical circular ‘eye’ pattern and decorated with pierced work and quadruped animals moving up and down, 24cm long. Provenance: Acquired in 1960s – 1970s in Iran and in the UK since 1981

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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A SELJUQ CAST BRONZE MIRROR Iran or Anatolia, 12th – 13th century Of circular shape, the front decorated with two addorsed sphinxes with scorpion tails, between them a Westernised female bust, on the outer rim an undeciphered inscription in foliate Kufic, possibly benedictory, the back plain, 10cm

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 03.05.2019

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TWO BRONZE ANIMAL FIGURINES Iran, 12th – 13th century Comprising a horse-shaped locker, engraved with lines and abstract motifs, 8cm long; and a lion on four paws, abstract design on the chest, 5.5cm long. Provenance: Acquired in 1960s – 1970s in Iran and in the UK since 1981

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 03.05.2019