The Qajar and Pahlavi Shahs: An Important Private Collection

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
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Großbritannien und Nordirland
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Datum der Auktion: 31.10.2019

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2500 Year Celebration of the Persian Empire, known as the 2500th year of...

2500 Year Celebration of the Persian Empire, known as the 2500th year of foundation of Imperial State of Iran, the event's emblem on an official poster [Iran, 1971] single sheet, depicting the Cyrus Cylinder against a turquoise background, framed within a gilt geometric frame of flowers, headed with

Los #: 89

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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2500th Anniversary of the Founding of the Iranian Monarchy, commemorative...

2500 th Anniversary of the Founding of the Iranian Monarchy, commemorative Album of official photographs taken at the event [Iran, n.d., probably 1350 (1971)] single album with 20 original black and white photographs pasted to grey card, the first three pictures being portraits of Mohammad Reza Shah

Los #: 72

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A Collection of European Tabloids containing articles on the Pahlavis...

A Collection of European Tabloids containing articles on the Pahlavis , either as front covers or features, in multiple languages, [1932-1968] 28 volumes, most printed in colour, all in original printed wrappers, many depicting the Pahlavis on their front covers, varying sized; housed in large

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A collection of Iranian newspapers and Magazines

A collection of Iranian newspapers and Magazines, including Etela'at, Rooshan Fekr and Iran Emrooz , all printed in Farsi [Iran, from 1327 1350 AH (1948-1971 AD)] 19 volumes, printed in two or three columns with occasional colour, all in original printed wrappers, back covers often illustrated with

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A Collection of Newspapers containing articles on the Qajars and Pahlavis...

A Collection of Newspapers containing articles on the Qajars and Pahlavis , either as front covers or features, together with printed ephemera and some loose prints [various places, first half of twentieth century] a group of over 100 prints, newspaper extracts and items of ephemera from

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A Commemorative bronze plate depicting a portrait of Reza Shah Pahlavi...

A Commemorative bronze plate depicting a portrait of Reza Shah Pahlavi, solid bronze with authenticating seal to reverse [probably England, c. 1950] single solid bronze cast plate, depicting a central portrait of Reza Shah Pahlavi, outer rim of plate with foliate decorations, reverse stamped with

Los #: 140

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A Commemorative brooch celebrating the marriage of Mohammed Reza Pahlavi to...

A Commemorative brooch celebrating the marriage of Mohammed Reza Pahlavi to Princess Fawzia Faud of Egypt , surmounted with Pahlavi crown and gilt with central image of the newlyweds [Paris, dated Ordibehesht 1318 (April 1939)] silver-coloured metal brooch, surmounted with gilt Pahlavi crown, banner

Los #: 144

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A fine ceremonial woven tapestry, produced for display in an Artesh (army...

A fine ceremonial woven tapestry, produced for display in an Artesh (army) office , hand-woven with fine silk [Iran, c. 1975] single large tapestry, framed on either side with Ancient Persian monuments and the emblems of Shir-o Khorshid and Cyrus the Great, in yellow or silver, set against a

Los #: 148

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A Fine Lacquered Qajar Mace, used by Palace Guards [Qajar Iran, c. 1820]

A Fine Lacquered Qajar Mace , used by Palace Guards [Qajar Iran, c. 1820] a single large wooden mace, hand-coloured and lacquered, displaying a range of floral spiralling vines and patterns in red, green and blue, heightened in gilt, a little rubbed and faded at head of mace, some later colouring

Los #: 125

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A fine pictoral silk carpet depicting Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi on...

A fine pictoral silk carpet depicting Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi on horseback , signed by master Nizami Doost [Tabriz, 1974] single fine silk carpet, in impeccable condition, hand-made with silk and wool threads using 90-95 knots per square centimetre, total size 1260 by 780 mm

Los #: 149

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A gilt Qajar Military badge, gilt bronze [Iran, c. 1920]

A gilt Qajar Military badge , gilt bronze [Iran, c. 1920] gilt bronze badge bearing the Shir-O Khorshid emblem surmounted by the Qajar crown, possible later gilding, excellent condition, 45 by 45 mm

Los #: 135

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A group of 5 commemorative prints of the Pahlavis, reproduced from...

A group of 5 commemorative prints of the Pahlavis , reproduced from originals [c. 1940-1970] a group of 5, comprising: (i) A Young Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, in modern card mount, with Pahlavi Crown 25 pasted to frame, possible marking 25 years of the Pahlavi Dynasty, 250 by 200 mm.; (ii) The Wedding of

Los #: 64

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A group of 8 commemorative posters and photographs of the Pahlavi family...

A group of 8 commemorative posters and photographs of the Pahlavi family [most Iran, c. 1960-75] a group of 8, comprising: (i) A Family Portrait, by Bimeh Melli, in celebration of the New Year, 300 by 320 mm.; (ii) The Shah and Shahbanu on Horseback, photograph mounted on card, in modern card mount

Los #: 83

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A important archive of Qajar and Pahlavi postcards, internationally...

A important archive of Qajar and Pahlavi postcards, internationally produced, all relating to Iran [c. 1880-1970] a collection of 900 items, including 853 postcards and early souvenir cards of Qajar Shahs from Iran, as well as a small number of small black and white photographs (these depicting a

Los #: 98

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 20.000 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A King Bows in Reverence, Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi in Mashhad, original...

A King Bows in Reverence, Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi in Mashhad , original press photograph, by Associated News [New York, stamped 28 September 1953] single photograph, creased with some slight discolouration, reverse stamped with copyright stamp of Associated News, New York, with typescript of the

Los #: 46

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A letter of thanks from the Shah to Reza Khobfayan for his service, signed...

A letter of thanks from the Shah to Reza Khobfayan for his service, signed by the Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi , together with another similar document, both in Farsi [Iran, 1347 (1968)] two loose sheets, comprising: (i) royal thanks from Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, signed by the Shah; (ii) royal

Los #: 123

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A Manuscript Firman signed by Massoud Mirza Zell'o Soltan, with his royal...

A Manuscript Firman signed by Massoud Mirza Zell'o Soltan, with his royal seal and signature, illuminated manuscript on paper, in Farsi [Iran, dated 1314 AH (1896)] single sheet, 6 lines black nasta'liq verging on shekasteh, seal of the shah and signature to the top right-hand margin within floral

Los #: 95

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A Manuscript Firman signed by Muzzafer ad-Din Shah Qajar

A Manuscript Firman signed by Muzzafer ad-Din Shah Qajar , with his royal seal and signature, illuminated manuscript on paper [Iran, dated Rajab 1309 (1892)] single sheet, 5 lines bold black nasta'liq, left-hand margin bearing the Shah's signature, official seal stamped at the top of the firman

Los #: 94

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A Manuscript Firman signed by Muzzafer ad-Din Shah Qajar, with his royal...

A Manuscript Firman signed by Muzzafer ad-Din Shah Qajar, with his royal seal, appointing a court musician, illuminated manuscript on polished paper [Tehran, dated 1316 (1898-99)] single sheet, 5 lines black nasta'liq verging on shekasteh, with interlinear colouring in gold, seal of the shah stamped

Los #: 96

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A pair of cufflinks bearing the Qajar Crown, set of gilt cufflinks [no...

A pair of cufflinks bearing the Qajar Crown , set of gilt cufflinks [no place, probably 1910-1920] set of two identical cufflinks, each formed of two circular devices, identical in design but one smaller than the other, in very good condition, 24 by 24mm. and 19 by 19 mm

Los #: 134

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A pair of unused 'I Owe You' credit notes to the value of 500 Toomans or...

A pair of unused 'I Owe You' credit notes to the value of 500 Toomans or 5000 Karan , printed in colour on paper with Strong watermark [Iran, probably c. 1900] two single banknotes, chromolithographed on one side with reverse blank, text printed in naskh and nasta'liq scripts, both excellent

Los #: 129

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A portrait Bronze bust of the Shahbanu, Farah Diba, cast and mounted to a...

A portrait Bronze bust of the Shahbanu, Farah Diba , cast and mounted to a marble slab [probably Iran, c. 1975] single bronze cast bust of the poised statuesque shahbanu, some very slight surface scratching, overall good condition, mounted to marble piece and measuring a 140 by 100 by 100mm. in

Los #: 139

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A postcard image of Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, with autograph inscription...

A postcard image of Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, with autograph inscription from the Shah to Seyyed Abdulrahim Kashani , section from a Qajar postcard [probably Tehran, between 1907 and 1909] single sheet, reverse apparently blank other than printed carte-postale details, image a little faded, torn

Los #: 97

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A Qajar Prince's Cape, together with a suit jacket and waistcoat set...

A Qajar Prince's Cape , together with a suit jacket and waistcoat set, apparently once worn by a young Muzzafer ad-Din Shah Qajar [Iran, c. 1880-1900] three pieces of children's clothing, comprising: (i) A fine deep blue silk cape , edges decorated with a hand-embroidered ribbon bearing the shir-o

Los #: 126

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A Qajar Shir-o Khorshid flag, block-printed and painted on linen [Isfahan...

A Qajar Shir-o Khorshid flag , block-printed and painted on linen [Isfahan, c. 1880] single large linen sheet, depicting a large painted lion holding a sword, a human-faced sun rising behind the lion, forming the traditional Shir-o Khorshid emblem, foreground of image decorated with flowers, all

Los #: 127

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A Rare Bust of Reza Shah Pahlavi, by private commission of the Shah himself...

A Rare Bust of Reza Shah Pahlavi, by private commission of the Shah himself for private distribution, bronze bust mounted on platform [Iran, c. 1940] single bronze bust of Reza Shah Pahlavi in his military attire, very detailed depiction , bust mounted on clear platform, 300 by 180 mm. Reza Shah

Los #: 141

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A vast collection of Iranian printed ephemera, including, commemorative...

A vast collection of Iranian printed ephemera, including, commemorative posters and newspaper extracts and a card signed by the Shah himself, [Iran, c. 1930-1975] a collection of over 100 pieces, including newspaper cuttings, loose plates and posters, two royal cards, one signed by Mohammad Reza

Los #: 101

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A Young Mohammad Reza Shah and his brother Gholamreza at the Daneshgah...

A Young Mohammad Reza Shah and his brother Gholamreza at the Daneshgah Afsari [Army College], original sepia-tint photograph [Tehran, c. 1950] single photograph, a little surface soiling, reverse stamped with Fotozayis (printer's) stamp, remains of early mount to four outer corners, 130 by 180 mm

Los #: 42

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A Young Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, large sepia-tint photographic poster...

A Young Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, large sepia-tint photographic poster [Iran, c. 1930] single large print, depicting a young Shah in his military attire, a little creased in places, in modern card mount, 560 by 430 mm.; framed and glazed

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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A Young Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, together with his brother, standing in...

A Young Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, together with his brother, standing in uniform outside Golestan Palace , original photograph [Iran, c. 1940] single photograph, depicting Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi with his brother Gholamreza standing outside Golestan Palace, creased and faded along central

Los #: 39

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 31.10.2019