Middle Eastern, Modern and Contemporary Art

Christie's
London

Datum der Auktion: 23.10.2019

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Bibi Zogbe (Lebanese, 1890-1975)

Bibi Zogbe (Lebanese, 1890-1975) i) CARDOS ii) Untitled iii) DALIAS i) signed ‘BiBi ZoGbé’ (lower right); signed, titled and dated ‘ “CARDOS” por BiBi ZoGbé 70’ (on the reverse) ii) signed ‘BiBi ZoGbé’ (lower right) iii) signed ‘BiBi ZoGbé’ (lower right); signed, titled and dated ‘ “DALIAS” por BiBi

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Alfred Basbous (Lebanese, 1924-2006)

Alfred Basbous (Lebanese, 1924-2006) Eagle signed and dated 'A.BASBOUS 1987' (on the base of the eagle's feet) Lebanese stone 19 1/2 in. (49.5cm) Executed in 1987 Provenance Private collection, Beirut. The Alfred Basbous Foundation, by whom acquired in 2018

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 12.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Willy Aractingi (Lebanese, 1930-2003)

Willy Aractingi (Lebanese, 1930-2003) Blue Panther signed and dated ‘3/94 Aractingi’ (lower left); signed and dated ‘Aractingi 90’ (lower right) oil on canvas 31 ½ x 39 1/8 in. (80 x 99.5cm.) Painted in 1990-1994 Provenance The artist’s family. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 22.000 £ - 28.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Shaker Hassan Al Said (Iraqi, 1925-2004)

Shaker Hassan Al Said (Iraqi, 1925-2004) Horse (from the Martyrdom series) signed in Arabic (lower right) oil on canvas 19 ½ x 24 7/8 in. (49.6 x 63.3 cm.) Painted in 1962 Provenance The private collection of the late Iraqi artist Mohammed Ghani Hikmat. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 60.000 £ - 80.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Ibrahim Al Awam (Sudanese, 1935-2017)

Ibrahim Al Awam (Sudanese, 1935-2017) Funoun (Arts) signed and dated in Arabic (centre left) oil on canvas 39 3/8 x 78 7/8 in. (100 x 200cm.) Painted in 2005 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Salah El Mur (Sudanese, b. 1966)

Salah El Mur (Sudanese, b. 1966) Scattered Thoughts signed and dated ‘S.EL MUR. 2017’ (lower left) acrylic on canvas 70 ½ x 70 ½ in. (179 x 179cm.) Painted in 2017 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 12.000 £ - 18.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Rachid Koraichi (Algerian, b. 1947)

Rachid Koraichi (Algerian, b. 1947) Ahmed Ezaatar signed in reversed Arabic and numbered '1/8' (on the base) bronze with brown and gold patina 29 ½ in. (75cm.) Executed in 1985, this work is number one out of an edition of eight. Provenance Galerie El Marsa, Dubai. Anon. sale, Christie’s Dubai, 26

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Rachid Koraichi (Algerian, b. 1947)

Rachid Koraichi (Algerian, b. 1947) J’aurai tant aimé caresser un nuage signed, inscribed and dated ‘LASER INDUSTRIES 2011 R. Koraichi PIECE UNIQUE’ (on a plate screwed onto the upper left turnover edge) stainless steel 57 2/3 x 88 7/8 in. (146.5 x 226cm.) Executed in 2011 Provenance Galerie El

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Nja Mahdaoui (Tunisian, b. 1937)

Nja Mahdaoui (Tunisian, b. 1937) Graphemes signed 'nja' and signed in Arabic (lower right) ink on linen 78 ¾ x 78 ¾ in. (200 x 200cm.) Executed in 2009 Provenance Galerie El Marsa, Dubai. Anon. sale, Christie’s Dubai, 26 October 2010, lot 72. Private collector. Acquired from the above by the present

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 100.000 £ - 150.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Hamed Abdalla (Egyptian, 1917-1985)

Hamed Abdalla (Egyptian, 1917-1985) (Alkhade’a) The Misleader dated ‘1966’ and inscribed indescribably (on the reverse) gouache and wood on board 24 x 18 1/8 in. (61 x 46cm.) Executed in 1966 Provenance The Artist's Estate, Paris

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 20.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Samir Sayegh (Lebanese, b. 1945)

Samir Sayegh (Lebanese, b. 1945) GHARAM (LOVE) signed, titled and inscribed in Arabic (on the reverse) acrylic and gold leaf on canvas 59 7/8 x 39 7/8 in. (152 x 101cm.) Painted in 2018

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 12.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Ahmed Moustafa (Egyptian, b. 1943)

Ahmed Moustafa (Egyptian, b. 1943) Interior in the Exterior signed in Arabic and dated in Hijri calendar '1418'; inscribed and dated ‘Variant 1997' (along the left edge) oil and watercolour on paper 27 ¾ x 47 7/8 in. (70.5 x 121.5cm.) Executed in 1997 Provenance Private collection, UK. Private

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Ahmed Moustafa (Egyptian, b. 1943)

Ahmed Moustafa (Egyptian, b. 1943) The Coiling of Day and Night signed in Arabic and dated in Hijri calendar '1429'; dated '2000' (lower left) oil and watercolour on paper 52 ¾ x 43 1/3 in. (134 x 110cm.) Executed in 2000 Provenance Private collection, UK. Private collector. Acquired from the above

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Nasrollah Afjehei (Iranian, b. 1933)

Nasrollah Afjehei (Iranian, b. 1933) Untitled signed in Farsi; signed ‘Afjei’ (lower left) acrylic on canvas, in two parts each: 63 3/8 x 63 ½ in. (161 x 161.5cm.) overall: 63 3/8 x 126 7/8in. (161 x 322cm.) Painted in 2015 (2) Provenance 28 Fine Arts. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 60.000 £ - 80.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Nasrollah Afjehei (Iranian, b. 1933)

Nasrollah Afjehei (Iranian, b. 1933) Van Yakad signed in Farsi and signed 'AFJEI' (lower left) oil and India ink on canvas 58 x 115 7/8 in. (147.5 x 294.5cm.) Executed in 2007 Provenance Private collector. Anon. sale, Christie’s Dubai, 27 April 2010, lot 47. Private collector. Acquired from the

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Mohammed Ehsai (Iranian, b. 1939)

Mohammed Ehsai (Iranian, b. 1939) Untitled signed and dated in Farsi; signed and dated ‘M Ehsaei, 2016’ (lower right) oil and silver leaves on canvas 59 x 85 3/8 in. (150 x 217cm.) Executed in 2016 Provenance The Artist's Studio

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 60.000 £ - 80.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Mohammed Ehsai (Iranian, b. 1939)

Mohammed Ehsai (Iranian, b. 1939) Untitled signed and dated in Farsi (lower left); signed and dated 'MOHAMMAD EHSAI 1975' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 28 3/4 x 40 7/8in. (73 x 103.5cm.) Painted in 1975 Provenance Private collection. Anon. sale, Bonhams, Dubai, 12 October 2009, lot 32. Private

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 60.000 £ - 80.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Hadieh Shafie (Iranian, b. 1969)

Hadieh Shafie (Iranian, b. 1969) Transition 7 signed and dated ‘Hadieh M Shafie 2017/2018’ (on the reverse) paper containing handwritten and printed Farsi text Eshgh “Love/Passion”, water based ink and acrylic pigments 76 ½ x 56 ½ in. (194.5 x 143.5cm.) Executed in 2018 Provenance Leila Heller

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 70.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Hadieh Shafie (Iranian, b. 1969)

Hadieh Shafie (Iranian, b. 1969) 25750 Pages signed and dated ‘Hadieh Shafie © 2011’ (on the reverse) paper containing handwritten and printed Farsi text Eshgh “Love/Passion”, water based ink and acrylic pigments 47 7/8 x 47 7/8 in. (121.9 x 121.9cm.) Executed in 2011 Provenance XVA Gallery, Dubai

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Farhad Moshiri (Iranian, b. 1963)

Farhad Moshiri (Iranian, b. 1963) 1597YTA ( from the Numbers series) signed in Farsi; signed, dated, and numbered ‘Farhad Moshiri 2008 1597YTA’ (on the reverse) acrylic, oil and glue on canvas 43 1/3 x 70 7/8 (110 x 180cm.) Executed in 2008 Provenance Commissioned by the present owner in 2008

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 70.000 £ - 100.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Farhad Moshiri (Iranian, b. 1963)

Farhad Moshiri (Iranian, b. 1963) 8N619VT signed, titled and dated in English and Farsi 'Farhad Moshiri 2005 "8N619VT"' (on the reverse) oil, tempera, gold leaf and glue on canvas 76 x 105in. (193.2 x 266.7cm.) Executed in 2005 Provenance Property from a private collection, UAE. Anon. sale

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 120.000 £ - 180.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Timo Nasseri (Iranian, b. 1972)

Timo Nasseri (Iranian, b. 1972) Parsec #3 polished stainless steel 43 3/8 in. (110cm.) Executed in 2010 Provenance Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Hamburg. Private collector. Acquired from the above by the present owner

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 25.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Monir Farmanfarmaian (Iranian, 1924-2019)

Monir Farmanfarmaian (Iranian, 1924-2019) UNTITLED (FARAVAHAR WINGS, ZARATHUSTRA) signed and dated in Farsi; signed and dated ‘Monir – Sh – Farmanfarmaian, 24th February 2008’ (on the reverse) mirror, reverse-glass painting and plaster on panel in aluminium artist's frame 33½ x 70in. (85 x 178cm

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 240.000 £ - 400.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Ismail Shammout (Palestinian, 1930-2006)

Ismail Shammout (Palestinian, 1930-2006) Al- Tariq (The Way) signed and dated in Arabic (lower left); titled, signed and dated ‘THE WAY BY ISMAIL SHAMMOUT 1964’ (on the stretcher) oil on canvas 31 ½ x 23 ½ in. (79.9 X 59.9cm.) Painted in 1964 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 70.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Ismail Shammout (Palestinian, 1930-2006)

Ismail Shammout (Palestinian, 1930-2006) Untitled ( from the Tall Al Zaatar series) signed in Arabic and dated ‘76’ (lower right) watercolour, ink and graphite on paper 19 ¼ x 14 1/8 in. (49 x 36cm.) Executed in 1976 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the family of the present owner in

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Ismail Shammout (Palestinian, 1930-2006)

Ismail Shammout (Palestinian, 1930-2006) In the Eye ( from the Tall Al Zaatar series) signed in Arabic, dated and inscribed ’76 DDR’ (upper left) signed, titled, dated and inscribed ‘Ismail Shammout 26 Tell Al-Zaater Box 4’ (on a label affixed to the reverse) watercolour, ink and graphite on paper

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Ismail Shammout (Palestinian, 1930-2006)

Ismail Shammout (Palestinian, 1930-2006) Thirst ( from the Tall Al Zaatar series) signed in Arabic; dated and inscribed ’76 DDR’ (lower right) watercolour, ink and graphite on paper 39 1/3 x 29 ½ in. (100 x 75cm.) Executed in 1976 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Ismail Shammout (Palestinian, 1930-2006)

Ismail Shammout (Palestinian, 1930-2006) Encounter in the Prison Cell signed and dated in Arabic (lower right) oil on canvas 27 1/2 x 23 2/3 in. (70 x 60cm.) Painted in 1965 Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Marcos Grigorian (Iranian, 1925-2007)

Marcos Grigorian (Iranian, 1925-2007) Musician signed and dated ‘Grigorian 53’ (lower right) signed, dated, and located ‘Grigorian 53 Roma’ (on the reverse) oil on canvas 31 ½ x 23 ½ in. (80 x 59.6cm.) Painted in 1953 Provenance Gifted directly from the artist to his brother, thence by descent to

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 12.000 £ - 18.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019

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Marcos Grigorian (Iranian, 1925-2007)

Marcos Grigorian (Iranian, 1925-2007) Riposo signed and dated ‘Grigorian 51’ (lower right); signed, titled, dated and inscribed twice ‘Grigorian “riposo” 1951' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 30 x 39 7/8 in. (76.2 x 101.2cm.) Painted in 1951 Provenance Gifted directly from the artist to his brother

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 12.000 £ - 18.000 £

Datum: 23.10.2019