The Oliver Hoare Collection

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Datum der Auktion: 25.10.2019

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A SILVER-PLATED COPPER-MOUNTED OAK CONTRABASS BALALAIKA

A SILVER-PLATED COPPER-MOUNTED OAK CONTRABASS BALALAIKA NORTH AMERICAN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY With steel strings 69 5/8 in. (177 cm.) high, overall Provenance Acquired at the Masterpiece Fair, London, 2015 (winner of the Best Folk Object

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A TRUMPET

A TRUMPET DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO On a modern metal stand 18 in. (45.7 cm.) long Provenance Baptist Missionary Society Collection, United Kingdom Christie's, South Kensington, 26 September 1989, lot 92 Desmond Morris Collection, United-Kingdom Finch & Co, London to Oliver Hoare

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A LARGE SLIT DRUM ( KENTONGAN )

A LARGE SLIT DRUM ( KENTONGAN ) INDONESIA, 20TH CENTURY Made of a hollowed trunk, with a large vertical slit, painted with lotus flower petals, a star and inscriptions in loose naskh script 86 7/8in. (220cm.) long, 18in. (46cm.) diam

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A PAINTED AND IVORY AND BONE-INLAID STRINGED INSTRUMENT ( TAMBURI )

A PAINTED AND IVORY AND BONE-INLAID STRINGED INSTRUMENT ( TAMBURI ) GWALIOR, INDIA, 19TH CENTURY The body painted with Ganesh flanked by peacocks above Rama and Sita enthroned, the lower register painted with two cows, the reverse showing Rada and Krishna amidst floral sprays and surrounded by

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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THREE STICKS

THREE STICKS POSSIBLY TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY OR LATER Possibly drum sticks, each shaft consisting of spiralling baleen along a core of bamboo, two with shoulders of twisted copper wire, two with double tip, the longer with tip replaced with flaring silver finial Larger 20 ¼in. (51cm.) long

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A LADY DRUMMING

A LADY DRUMMING QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY Oil on canvas, standing, playing the drum, a riverine landscape in the background 57in. (144.8cm.) high, 34 ½in. (87.8cm.) wide

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A BYZANTINE GOLD BUCKLE

A BYZANTINE GOLD BUCKLE CIRCA 7TH CENTURY AD The hook with a peacock engraved onto the square-shaped plate, the hoop and loop hinged onto an elongated and waisted plate, chip carved, punched and engraved with a double headed snake following the edge, surrounding a crocodile seen from above, two

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 7.000 £ - 9.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A HARDSTONE SEAL, LATER MOUNTED AS A RING

A HARDSTONE SEAL, LATER MOUNTED AS A RING TIMURID IRAN, 15TH CENTURY With plain band and shoulders, the setting engraved with criss-cross pattern, the red agate inscribed nada 'Ali prayers 1 1/8in. (3.5cm.) high

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A SILVER AND NEPHRITE JADE SEAL RING

A SILVER AND NEPHRITE JADE SEAL RING TIMURID IRAN, SECOND HALF 15TH CENTURY The band with open work lower shank, the octagonal setting engraved with stylised scrollwork, the shoulder with a flowerhead flanked with griffin heads, the stone engraved with nada 'Ali prayers 1 3/8in. (3.5cm.) high

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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PORTRAIT OF ZEB AL-NISA, BEGUM SAMRU (1751-1836)

PORTRAIT OF ZEB AL-NISA, BEGUM SAMRU (1751-1836) PROBABLY DELHI, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1820-1830 Oil on canvas, she sits on a chair covered with red velvet, under a heavy red curtain, she wears a white Kashmir shawl and a white dress over blue trousers, rows of pearls around the neck and a turra , she

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A STANDING PORTRAIT OF AN OTTOMAN COVERED LADY

A STANDING PORTRAIT OF AN OTTOMAN COVERED LADY EUROPE OR OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY Oil on canvas, framed 13 3/8 x 10 ¼in. (34 x 26cm

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A DOUBLE-SIDED CARVED MARBLE SCALLOPED MEDALLION

A DOUBLE-SIDED CARVED MARBLE SCALLOPED MEDALLION 20TH CENTURY Of Timurid Central Asian inspiration, with radiating arabesques, on metal stand 26 ¾in. (68cm.) high, with stand

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A GIANT FOOT

A GIANT FOOT ITALIAN, CLASSICAL STYLE Marble foot; wearing a roman sandal; with iron elements on top and side 47 x 31 ½ x 19 ¾in. (119 x 80 x 50 cm

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 25.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A BRONZE 'QILIN' SCROLL WEIGHT

A BRONZE 'QILIN' SCROLL WEIGHT CHINA, 17TH/18TH CENTURY The crouching mythical beast cast with flame scrolls to its haunches and forelegs and its backbone well defined 4 5/8 in. (12.2 cm.) long Provenance Collection of Barbara Harding, 23 October 2017

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 900 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A BRONZE LEOPARD

A BRONZE LEOPARD BENIN STYLE, 20TH CENTURY Bearing an indestinct stamp 18 7/8 in. (48 cm.) high Provenance The British Empire and Commonwealth Museum Collection, Bristol, sold Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, 20 September 2017, lot 261, to Oliver Hoare

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A BASSA HEADCREST

A BASSA HEADCREST YABASSI VILLAGE, CAMEROON Height: 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) Provenance Important European Private Collection, sold; Christie's, New York, Origins. Masterworks of African and Oceanic Art , 17 May 2018, lot 9, to Oliver Hoare

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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EMBRACING LOVERS

EMBRACING LOVERS SCHOOL OF ABU'L-HASAN GHAFFARI, QAJAR IRAN, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY Gouache on paper, two lovers lie on the floor in amorous embrace, the man wearing red and white floral robe and the woman in green jacket and dark shirt, other clothes strewn around them, behind them a series of

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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TWO COPPER ALLOY SHIVA FACED COVERS LINGAS ( EKHAMUKHA LINGAS )

TWO COPPER ALLOY SHIVA FACED COVERS LINGAS ( EKHAMUKHA LINGAS ) INDIA, 19TH CENTURY OR LATER Each extensively rubbed, the larger with darker incrustations Larger 4 ¾in. (12cm.) high

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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AN ENGRAVED GILT COPPER SHRI YANTRA

AN ENGRAVED GILT COPPER SHRI YANTRA INDIA Cast, the diagram formed by interlocking triangles radiating out from a raised central bosse ( bindu ) 14in. (35.6cm.) square

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A BACTRIAN STONE RITUAL OBJECT

A BACTRIAN STONE RITUAL OBJECT CIRCA LATE 3RD-EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM BC The red stone with white inclusions, of waisted cylindrical form, the flat ends with shallow grooves 11 in. (28 cm.) high Provenance With Mansour Gallery, London, July 1998

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A POLISHED SANDSTONE LINGAM

A POLISHED SANDSTONE LINGAM KHMER, ANGKOR PERIOD, ANGKOR OR BAYON STYLE, 12TH/13TH CENTURY The surface polished with square base and octagonal middle section rising to cylindrical top 18 in. (46 cm.) high Provenance With Seward Kennedy, New York or London, 1971 or prior Seward Kennedy’s Cabinet of

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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AN HEXAGONAL POTTERY TILE

AN HEXAGONAL POTTERY TILE MAMLUK DAMASCUS, SYRIA, CIRCA 1420-50 The blue and black painted decoration consisting of a string instrument and its bow amidst a swaying floral tendril 6 ¼in. (15.9cm,) across

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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FOUR SQUARE IZNIK POTTERY TILES

FOUR SQUARE IZNIK POTTERY TILES OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1590-1600 Each painted with a floral rosette issuing six swirling floral tendrils within a bole-red lobed roundel against a green field, lobed palmettes to each corner, on white ground Each 10in. ( 25.4cm.) square

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 7.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A FRASER ALBUM: MAWLAWI SALAMAT ALLAH OF MATHURA WITH...

AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A FRASER ALBUM: MAWLAWI SALAMAT ALLAH OF MATHURA WITH A DISCIPLE AND A MUSICIAN DELHI OR HARYANA, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1815-1819 Opaque and transparent pigments on paper, each figure identified in nasta’liq in black ink and pencil, mounted, framed and glazed, with an Eyre and

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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AN ENGRAVED AND REPOUSSÉ SILVER BEAKER

AN ENGRAVED AND REPOUSSÉ SILVER BEAKER POST SASSANIAN IRAN, 8TH-10TH CENTURY The flaring body rising forms a plain base, two rows of repoussé bosses on a field of palmettes, a geometric register above 3in. (7.5cm.) high

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A GOLD KOFTGARI DISH

A GOLD KOFTGARI DISH NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY With sloping rim and cusped edges, the overall decoration with floral arabesques and meandering wine, the cavetto with three unidentified couplets in Persian in praise of the owner in nasta'liq script within calligraphic cartouches 14 3/8in. (36.3cm

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A CUT-GLASS BELL SHAPED HUQQA BASE AND ITS KOFTGAR I STEEL FURNACE AND WIND...

A CUT-GLASS BELL SHAPED HUQQA BASE AND ITS KOFTGAR I STEEL FURNACE AND WIND SHIELD THE BASE, POSSIBLY IRELAND, THE FURNACE, STEM AND PIPE, INDIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY The base ribbed, the shoulders cut with repeating lozenges, the furnace with floral patterns arranged in foliated cusped medallions

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A POLYHEDRON CUT FROM A SEYMCHAN METEORITE

A POLYHEDRON CUT FROM A SEYMCHAN METEORITE RUSSIA The 60-sided polyhedral cut to triangular faces. Modern cutting. 4 ¼in. (11cm.) diameter 5.4kg Provenance Acquired from Pierre Delpuech, France

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A FACETTED AND DOMED RED JASPER IMPLEMENT

A FACETTED AND DOMED RED JASPER IMPLEMENT NEAR MIDDLE EAST OR INDIA, 9TH-14TH CENTURY OR LATER Possibly a large game piece or paper burnisher, on square base 2 2/3in. (7cm.) high

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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SPECIMEN OF RUBY ON MATRIX

SPECIMEN OF RUBY ON MATRIX AFGHANISTAN The 1 ½-inch crystal of natural form, on its host rock with smaller crystals visible. 5 x 4 x 3in. (13 x 10 x 8cm

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A LARGE BYZANTINE AUBERGINE GLASS WEIGHT

A LARGE BYZANTINE AUBERGINE GLASS WEIGHT CIRCA 6TH-7TH CENTURY AD The disc-like weight stamped on one side in a quincunx with five identical box monograms with the Greek letters Rho-Delta-Epsilon 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) diam. 313 grams Provenance Acquired in March 1997

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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FRANÇOIS MARIE-BANIER (B. 1947)

FRANÇOIS MARIE-BANIER (B. 1947) Chez Monsieur Hoare, 2011 Gelatin silver print with ink, flush-mounted on aluminium Signed, dated three times and variously annotated in ink (image) image/sheet/flush-mount: 31 x 46 ¾ in. (78.7 x 118.7 cm.) This work is unique

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A FLINT HAND AXE

A FLINT HAND AXE POSSIBLY ENGLAND, LOWER PALEOLITHIC A knapped pear-shaped form, shaped to fit right hand. On fitted stand. 9in. (23cm.) high

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A GROUP OF FIVE FLINT DAGGERS

A GROUP OF FIVE FLINT DAGGERS DENMARK, LATE NEOLITHIC Each of slender knapped form, one carries a sky-blue patina to reverse. The longest 8in. (20cm.) Provenance Four with label ‘DENMARK Rosehill Collection 1924

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 20.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A GOLD-DAMASCENED PEARL MERCHANT'S WEIGHING SET

A GOLD-DAMASCENED PEARL MERCHANT'S WEIGHING SET IRAN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY With brass trays, the beam with elegant scroll works, the pillar with similar decoration, with suspension loop 15 ¾in. (40cm.) high

Los #: 38

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 900 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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TWENTY NIELLOED SILVER AND COPPER-ALLOY MINIATURE BELLS

TWENTY NIELLOED SILVER AND COPPER-ALLOY MINIATURE BELLS KONYA, OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER Each with slightly bulbous flaring end, nine bells with inscriptions in naskh script reading Konya, Yadgar, Mulan a, ‘Konya, in the memory of Maulana [Jalal al-Din Rumi]’, on stand Largest 1 ½in

Los #: 39

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 900 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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TWO GILT-SILVER ENGRAVED AND REPOUSSÉ PENDANTS

TWO GILT-SILVER ENGRAVED AND REPOUSSÉ PENDANTS POSSIBLY MEWAR, RAJASTHAN, NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY OR LATER The first with crowned face within flames, possibly Surya (the Sun God), surrounded by repeating leaves; the second a cluster of hanging leaves and palmettes, each with two suspension rings

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A FRAGMENTARY GREY SCHIST STUPA

A FRAGMENTARY GREY SCHIST STUPA The square base figural panels depicting scenes of the lives of the Buddha, the dome with leaves and a seated figure within a niche, now nearly all lacking 6 ¾in. (17cm.) high Provenance With Isao Kurita, Tokyo, Japan, early 1980's

Los #: 41

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A GILT-LACQUERED STUCCO FIGURE OF A LAMA

A GILT-LACQUERED STUCCO FIGURE OF A LAMA TIBET, 18TH-19TH CENTURY The gilt and polychrome-decorated robed figure seated in dhyanasana with his right hand held in vitarka mudra , left hand resting on his lap 9 ½ in. (24 cm.) high

Los #: 42

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A TINNED COPPER SMALL BEGGAR'S BOWL ( KASHKUL )

A TINNED COPPER SMALL BEGGAR'S BOWL ( KASHKUL ) CENTRAL ASIA, 19TH CENTURY OR EARLIER On lobed foot, the lower register with squat medallions amidst dense foliage, the upper register with a couplet from the diwan of Rudaki Samaqandi (d. 941 AD) in nasta'liq script 5 3/8in. (13.7cm.) long

Los #: 43

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A COCO-DE-MER BEGGAR'S BOWL ( KASHKUL ), AN INSCRIBED STEEL CLUTCH AND...

A COCO-DE-MER BEGGAR'S BOWL ( KASHKUL ), AN INSCRIBED STEEL CLUTCH AND PRAYER BEADS ( TASBIHS ) QAJAR IRAN AND OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER The first engraved with a large cusped medallions issuing palmettes amidst dense floral ground, two calligraphic registers above, the upper register

Los #: 44

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A COCO-DE-MER BEGGAR'S BOWL ( KASHKUL ), A GOLD DAMASCENED STEEL CRUTCH...

A COCO-DE-MER BEGGAR'S BOWL ( KASHKUL ), A GOLD DAMASCENED STEEL CRUTCH, ONE SET OF PRAYER BEADS ( TASBIH ) IRAN, 19TH CENTURY AND LATER The first engraved with a seated Sufi ascetic within a cusped medallion against scrolling foliage, two calligraphic palmettes above and below, another cartouche

Los #: 45

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A SILVER-INLAID COPPER-ALLOY MANGO-SHAPED SCENT BOTTLE

A SILVER-INLAID COPPER-ALLOY MANGO-SHAPED SCENT BOTTLE NORTHERN INDIA, 19TH CENTURY With elegant floral spray, stopper lacking, with suspension ring 2in. (5cm.) high

Los #: 46

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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HANS BALDUNG, CALLED GRIEN (1484-1545)

HANS BALDUNG, CALLED GRIEN (1484-1545) The Bewitched Groom Woodcut, 1544, on laid paper, without watermark, Hollstein's second, final state, a good but later impression of this rare print, printing unevenly in places, trimmed to the borderline lower right, otherwise with narrow margins, framed Block

Los #: 47

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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WENCESLAUS HOLLAR (1607-1677)

WENCESLAUS HOLLAR (1607-1677) Muff with a Brocade Band Etching, 1645, on laid paper, without watermark, second, final state, a good impression of this rare print, starting to show wear in places, with small margins, framed Plate 3 x 2 ¾in. (7.5 x 7cm.); Sheet 3 1/8 x 3in. (8 x 7.8cm.) Provenance

Los #: 48

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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AFTER ALBRECHT DÜRER

AFTER ALBRECHT DÜRER Knight, Death and the Devil Engraving, 1513-1550, on laid paper, without watermark, trimmed slightly into the borderline in places, otherwise with thread to narrow margins, framed Image, Sheet 9 ½ x 7 ¼in (24.2 x 18.5 cm.) Provenance Charles Scarisbrick (1801-1860), Wrightington

Los #: 49

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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FRANCISCO DE GOYA Y LUCIENTES (1746-1828)

FRANCISCO DE GOYA Y LUCIENTES (1746-1828) Quien Se Pondrá el Cascabel al Gato?, from: Los Proverbios Etching with burnished aquatint and drypoint, circa 1824, on Auvergne laid paper, from the first edition of the four additional plates published in L'Art , Paris, 1877, with wide margins, framed

Los #: 50

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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MELCHIOR LORCK (1526/27 - after 1588)

MELCHIOR LORCK (1526/27 - after 1588) Sultan Süleyman and the Süleymaniye Mosque, Constantinople Engraving, before 1575, on laid paper, watermark Coat of Arms with a Post Horn (see Heawood 2715, dated 1668), a very good impression of the second, final state, with margins, a short repaired tear at

Los #: 51

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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German School, 18th Century

German School, 18th Century A two-tailed fox with his catch of a mallard, together with an albino fox and an albino marten in a wooded landscape oil on canvas 40 x 58 5/8 in. (101.6 x 148.8 cm.) Provenance Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Amsterdam, 30 September 2008, lot 679

Los #: 52

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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UTAGAWA KUNISADA (JAPANESE: 1786-1864)

UTAGAWA KUNISADA (JAPANESE: 1786-1864) MEMORIAL PORTRAIT OF HIROSHIGE Woodblock print, signed Toyokuni ga, published by Uoya Eikichi, 1858, 9th month Vertical oban : 14 ¼ x 10 in. (36.3 x 25.4 cm.) 23 x 18 ¾ in. (58.5 x 47.6 cm.) (including frame) Provenance Henri Vever (1854-1943), Paris (red seal

Los #: 53

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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OLIVER HOARE (1945-2018)

OLIVER HOARE (1945-2018) Three Linocuts including A Cat in Profile , and Two Dogs , on very thin Japan paper, each initialed in ink and numbered 1/20, with wide margins, each framed Block 192 x 298 mm., Sheet 370 x 500 mm. (and smaller) (3

Los #: 54

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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OLIVER HOARE (1945-2018)

OLIVER HOARE (1945-2018) Two Linocuts including Horse Head and Seated Man with a Unicorn Head , on very thin Japan paper, each initilaled in ink and numbered 1/20, with wide margins, each framed Block 200 x 195 mm., Sheet 450 x 300 mm. (and smaller) (2

Los #: 55

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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OLIVER HOARE (1945-2018)

OLIVER HOARE (1945-2018) Three Linocuts including Tree from a Window , Tree and Two Pigeons , on very thin Japan paper, each initilaled in ink and numbered 1/20, with wide margins, each framed Block 260 x 170 mm., Sheet 370 x 250 mm. (and similar) (3

Los #: 56

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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CLARK WORSWICK

CLARK WORSWICK Cascades between Preslang & Tannin, 1880s, after Bourne & Shepheard, Cat. # 3185 Digital carbon print, printed later. Signed, titled, dated and numbered '6/30' in ink (verso) Image: 15 ¼ x 18 ½ in. (38.7 x 47 cm.) Sheet: 17 x 22 in. (43.2 x 55.9 cm.) (2)This work is number six from an

Los #: 57

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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MAN RAY (1890-1976)

MAN RAY (1890-1976) Poire d'Erik Satie Lithograph in colours, 1969, on wove paper, signed in pencil, numbered 116/120, published by Edition Kung, Tokyo, with wide margins, framed Image 18 x 11 3/8in. (45.5 x 29cm.); Sheet 24 x 17 ½in. (61 x 44.5cm.) Provenance With Vita Giallo, New York. Seward

Los #: 58

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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MAN RAY (1890-1976)

MAN RAY (1890-1976) Cadeau Cast iron multiple with brown patina and metal tacks, 1921, annotated with the artist's name and titled in white paint on the handle, numbered 4822/5000, published by Luciano Anselmino, Turin, 1974 6 ½ x 3 ¾in. (16.5 x 9.9 cm.) (overall

Los #: 59

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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MAN RAY (1890-1976)

MAN RAY (1890-1976) The Father of Mona Lisa, from: SMS #3 Offset lithograph in colours, 1969, on thin wove paper, from the edition of 2000, published by The Letter Edged in Black Press, New York, the full sheet, framed Image, Sheet 10 5/8 x 6 ¾in. (27 x 17.3cm

Los #: 60

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A 'MARILYN LIPS' WOOL UPHOLSTERED SOFA

A 'MARILYN LIPS' WOOL UPHOLSTERED SOFA AN EDITION BY GUFRAM, CIRCA 1972 OR LATER 33 in. (84 cm.) high; 81 in. (205.5 cm.) wide; 31 in. (79 cm.) deep Provenance Anonymous sale; Christie’s, South Kensington, 14 September 2016, lot 308

Los #: 61

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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MAN RAY (1890-1976)

MAN RAY (1890-1976) A l'heure de l'observatoire - Les amoureux Lithograph in colours, 1970, on wove paper, signed in pencil, inscribed ESSAY (sic), a rare trial proof before the edition of 150 published by J. Petithory, Paris, with wide margins, framed Image 14 x 35 ½in. (35.4 x 90cm

Los #: 62

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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ENGLISH, 17TH CENTURY

ENGLISH, 17TH CENTURY A SKULL POMANDER Silver; an apple opening and containing a skull; the apple with bite marks and an inscription reading 'A.D. 1628/ From Man/ Came Woman/ From Woman/ Came Sin/ From Sin/ Came Death'; the interior of the apple with silver-gilt cavity; the skull crowned with a

Los #: 63

Schätzpreis: 12.000 £ - 18.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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AN ENGLISH MAHOGANY SERVING TABLE

AN ENGLISH MAHOGANY SERVING TABLE OF GEORGE III-STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY MADE EN-SUITE WITH THE WELLER POLEY CHAIRS The solid rectangular top above a blind fret gothic frieze, on blind fret square chamfered legs, with pierced brackets, the top probably later and

Los #: 64

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A SET OF FOUR MAHOGANY LARGE SIDE CHAIRS

A SET OF FOUR MAHOGANY LARGE SIDE CHAIRS ONE CIRCA 1840, PROBABLY IRISH, THE REST 20TH CENTURY Of exaggerated proportions, each covered in red cotton, on cabriole legs, with hidden castors 37 ½ in. (95 cm.) high; 26 in. (66 cm.) wide; 28 ½ in. (72 cm.) deep Provenance By repute, Westport House, Co

Los #: 65

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A GEORGE III MAHOGANY LARGE LIBRARY TABLE

A GEORGE III MAHOGANY LARGE LIBRARY TABLE LATE 18TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF GILLOWS The gilt-tooled later brown leather top with bowed and shaped ends above a frieze of panelled drawers, two panelled doors revealing a conforming arrangement of eight drawers, the arrangement repeated to the

Los #: 66

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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OLIVER HOARE'S DESK CHAIR A NORTH ITALIAN WALNUT ARMCHAIR

OLIVER HOARE'S DESK CHAIR A NORTH ITALIAN WALNUT ARMCHAIR SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY VENETO The shaped back, arms and seat covered in close-nailed tan suede 48 in. (122 cm.) high; 27 in. (68.5 cm.) wide; 24 ½ in. (62.5 cm.) deep

Los #: 67

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A SILK HERALDIC RUG

A SILK HERALDIC RUG POSSIBLY KASHAN, CENTRAL PERSIA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY Touches of wear and corrosion, minor restorations, backed and mounted Unmounted; 6ft.4in. x 3ft.8in. (198cm. x 116cm.), Mounted; 6ft.8in. x 4ft.3in. (209cm. x 132cm

Los #: 68

Schätzpreis: 25.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A MODERN CARPET

A MODERN CARPET DESIGNED BY ADAM MUNTHE, ASAD COMPANY, TURKEY A Seljuk inspired design, a few light surface marks, otherwise very good overall condition 19ft.3in. x 13ft.4in. (590cm. x 410cm

Los #: 69

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A TEKKE CARPET

A TEKKE CARPET WEST TURKMENISTAN, MID 19TH CENTURY Even light overall wear and light corrosion, scattered small repairs and minor loss and damage 8ft.1in. x 6ft.8in. (247cm. x 210cm

Los #: 70

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A TIBETAN 'TIGER' SADDLE COVER

A TIBETAN 'TIGER' SADDLE COVER SOUTH CENTRAL TIBET, CIRCA 1900 Localised spots of old moth damage, edged with an embroidered material with some loss, backed, mounted and framed behind glass 3ft.5in. x 3ft.2in. (104cm. x 79cm.); framed: 4ft. x 3ft.2in. (122cm. x 97cm.) Provenance Purchased in Nepal

Los #: 71

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A YOMUD CARPET

A YOMUD CARPET WEST TURKMENISTAN, MID-19TH CENTURY Uneven wear, minor loss along one side, some stains and surface dirt, selvages frayed, one end missing a few knots to one corner 10ft.4in. x 5ft.8in. (318cm. x 177cm

Los #: 72

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A MAGHRIBI QUR'AN BIFOLIO

A MAGHRIBI QUR'AN BIFOLIO ANDALUSIA, CIRCA 13TH-14TH CENTURY Qur'an IV, sura al-nisa' , parts of vv. 149-151, Arabic manuscript on vellum, each folio with 5ll. of distinctive bold black maghribi , vocalisation in red, blue and yellow, losses to top and bottom of folios 9 x 8¼in. (23 x 20.7cm

Los #: 73

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A LARGE FRAGMENTARY KUFIC BIFOLIO

A LARGE FRAGMENTARY KUFIC BIFOLIO NORTH AFRICA, 9TH CENTURY Qur'an XIV, sura ibrahim , vv.43-52, Arabic manuscript on vellum, 10ll. of very elegant large kufic script, diacritics in red, waterstained, framed and glazed 9 x 19in. (22.8 x 48.4cm

Los #: 74

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A LARGE KUFIC FOLIO

A LARGE KUFIC FOLIO NEAR EAST OR NORTH AFRICA, 9TH/10TH CENTURY Qur'an XXXVIIII, sura saad , part of v.55 to part of v.60, arabic manuscript on vellum, 7ll. of black kufic script, each verse marked by a cluster of six gold roundels, diacritics in red, mounted, framed and glazed The folio 9 ¼ x 13

Los #: 75

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A KUFIC QUR'AN FOLIO

A KUFIC QUR'AN FOLIO PROBABLY KAIROUAN, TUNISIA, FIRST HALF 10TH CENTURY Qur'an X, sura Yunus , part of vv. 92 – 93, Arabic manucript on vellum, each side with 3ll. of sepia kufic , green and red vocalisation Folio 9 1/8 x 13in. (23 x 33cm

Los #: 76

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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TWO EASTERN KUFIC FOLIOS

TWO EASTERN KUFIC FOLIOS EASTERN IRAN, 11TH/12TH CENTURY Qur'an XVIII, sura al-kahf , part of v.16 and 18, black ink on paper, each with 5ll. of broken cursive script, vocalisation in red, gold roundel verse markers, in gold borders within thin black rules, mounted, framed and glazed Each 4 ¾ x 3

Los #: 77

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A MAMLUK QUR'AN JUZ'

A MAMLUK QUR'AN JUZ' EGYPT OR SYRIA, 14TH CENTURY Comprising Qur'an VIII, suraal-kahf , v.57 to Qur'an XX, sura al-taha , v.135, Arabic manuscript on paper, 51ff., each folio with 7ll. of black muhaqqaq, gold and polychrome rosette verse markers, occasional catchwords, opening illuminated bifolio

Los #: 78

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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SHAYKH MUSLIH AL-DIN SA'DI (D.1292 AD): BUSTAN

SHAYKH MUSLIH AL-DIN SA'DI (D.1292 AD): BUSTAN SAFAVID IRAN, 16TH CENTURY Poetry, Persian manuscript on cream paper, 464ff. plus five flyleaves, 12ll. of black nasta'liq sometimes arranged in three columns with gold and black intercolumnar rules, some words and phrases picked out in gold and blue

Los #: 79

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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RUKN AL-DIN AWHADI MARAGHA’I KNOWN AS AWHAD AL-DIN ISFAHANI (D. 1338 AD...

RUKN AL-DIN AWHADI MARAGHA’I KNOWN AS AWHAD AL-DIN ISFAHANI (D. 1338 AD): JAM-I JAM (THE CUP OF JAMSHID) THE TEXT SIGNED SHIR ‘ALI, THE ILLUSTRATIONS SIGNED BY BIHZAD, TIMURID HERAT, DATED AH 863/1459-60 AD Poetry, Persian manuscript on paper, 48.ff, plus four fly-leaves, 25ll. of elegant black

Los #: 80

Schätzpreis: 1.000.000 £ - 1.500.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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TWENTY CALLIGRAPHER'S KNIVES

TWENTY CALLIGRAPHER'S KNIVES OTTOMAN TURKEY, 18TH CENTURY AND LATER Comprising twelve with walrus ivory handle, two with red coral handle; six with horn handle, including three with walrus ivory finials and one with red coral finial; and two with hard stone handles, each with red coral finial, in

Los #: 81

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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EIGHT WOODEN-HANDLED HARD STONE TOOLS

EIGHT WOODEN-HANDLED HARD STONE TOOLS OTTOMAN TURKEY OR QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY Possibly paper burnishing tools, ends of agate, white chalcedony and chrysoprase, on hanging stand Largest tool 9 ½in. (24cm.) long

Los #: 82

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.600 £

Datum: 25.10.2019

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A PAIR OF TONGS AND TWO GOLD-INLAID AND OVERLAID CALLIGRAPHERS' IMPLEMENTS

A PAIR OF TONGS AND TWO GOLD-INLAID AND OVERLAID CALLIGRAPHERS' IMPLEMENTS OTTOMAN TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY comprising a pair of ember tongs, a prong and one hollow hilted knife, the circular hollow section containing a smaller brass hilted and rectangular bladed knife The tongs 10in. (25.5cm.) long

Los #: 83

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 25.10.2019