The Qajar and Pahlavi Shahs: An Important Private Collection

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Datum der Auktion: 31.10.2019

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Reza Shah Kabir, be Ghalam Shahahshah Aryamehr (commemorative booklet...

Reza Shah Kabir, be Ghalam Shahahshah Aryamehr (commemorative booklet celebrating the legacy of Reza Shah in Mohammad Shah Pahlavi's words) , for the Fiftieth Anniversary celebrations of the Pahlavi Dynasty, printed in Farsi [Iran, probably 1355 (1976)] complete, printed in Farsi, illustrations in

Los #: 121

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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Jewels of the Persian Sultanate, picture book printed in honour of the...

Jewels of the Persian Sultanate , picture book printed in honour of the fiftieth anniversary of the Pahlavi Dynasty, in Farsi [Tehran, 1355 (1976)] complete, colour illustrations throughout, original cloth, spine gilt, original dust-jacket, chipped and torn at edges with slight loss, 4to (360 by 240

Los #: 122

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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Mohammad ibn Ali Mashka Olmolk, Visible Treasure, photobook printed by the...

Mohammad ibn Ali Mashka Olmolk, Visible Treasure , photobook printed by the Dad Press [Tehran, 1998] complete, numerous illustrations throughout the text, printed in Farsi and English, excellent condition, 4to (300 by 240 mm.); original cloth, original dust-jacket, excellent condition This is a

Los #: 124

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

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 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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The first Russian banknote, 1 Ruble, stamped with the Qajar seal for use in...

The first Russian banknote, 1 Ruble, stamped with the Qajar seal for use in Iran [Russia, dated 1898] single loose banknote, printed in blue and red, valued at 1 Ruble and stamped on the reverse with the Shir-o Khorshid Qajar emblem over the top of the Russian Eagle monogram, small tear to lower

Los #: 128

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

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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Vast collection of Qajar and Pahlavi stationary, including personalised...

Vast collection of Qajar and Pahlavi stationary, including personalised headed paper, envelopes, name-cards and dinner menus , most of these blank [mostly Iran and France, c. 1880-1960] large collection of over 35 examples of headed paper and envelopes from the Qajar and Pahlavi dynasties, each with

Los #: 130

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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Porcelain bowl with Shir-o Khorshid emblem, hand-painted porcelain by E.M...

Porcelain bowl with Shir-o Khorshid emblem , hand-painted porcelain by E.M. & Co [Cashmere, c. 1890] single porcelain bowl, hand-painted, some slight chips to paint with loss of pigment, imprint to lower edge, total diameter 270 mm., depth 40 mm

Los #: 131

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 80 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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Honorary Brooch from Qajar period, with hand-painted enamel image of Shir-o...

Honorary Brooch from Qajar period , with hand-painted enamel image of Shir-o Khorshid, silver with gilt overlay [Iran, c. 1900] single silver brooch, with central circular plaque hand-painted with Shir-o Khorshid emblem, gilt surround in form of the sun with rays projecting, no stamp or hallmarks to

Los #: 132

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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Commemorative mirror from the Qajar period, in honour of Massoud Mirza...

Commemorative mirror from the Qajar period, in honour of Massoud Mirza Zell'o Soltan, known as Yamin o-Dowleh (right-hand of the Governor), hand-painted mirror [Iran, dated 1282 (1903)] single framed mirror with inscription along the top edge reading Hisb al-Alam Mahe Taban, 1282, Mahall'e Sultan

Los #: 133

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

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 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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Zende va Javid bad name Pahlavi (Long live the Pahlavi name), commemorative...

Zende va Javid bad name Pahlavi (Long live the Pahlavi name) , commemorative brooch celebrating the newly formed Pahlavi Dynasty surmounted by the Shir-o Khorshid emblem and the Qajar crown [probably Iran, 1925] gilt bronze brooch formed of two crossing swords, with the text beneath, Shir-o Khorshid

Los #: 136

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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Commemorative Badge depicting Mame Vatan with a miniature portrait of Reza...

Commemorative Badge depicting Mame Vatan with a miniature portrait of Reza Shah Pahlavi , gilt bronze [Iran, c. 1926] single brooch, depicting Mame Vatan (mother of the homeland) holding out the flag of Iran and a portrait of Reza Shah Pahlavi, 40 by 30 mm.; housed in modern velvet jewellery box

Los #: 137

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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Pahlavi Military Badge, bronze [Iran, 1930-50]

Pahlavi Military Badge, bronze [Iran, 1930-50] bronze badge, bearing the Shir-O Khorshid emblem surmounted by the Pahlavi crown, c. 60 by 40 mm

Los #: 138

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

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 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 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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Small collection of Qajar and Pahlavi buttons and a gold epaulette [Iran...

Small collection of Qajar and Pahlavi buttons and a gold epaulette [Iran and Stockholm, first half of twentieth century] a small group comprising 13 buttons bearing the Qajar and Pahlavi crowns, some of these stamped with Stockholm stamp of C. C. Sporrong & co and a single gold epaulette, also with

Los #: 142

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 80 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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Bronze Portrait plate of a young Farah Diba, possibly for use as a printing...

Bronze Portrait plate of a young Farah Diba, possibly for use as a printing plate [Iran, c. 1950] single sheet bronze, engraved with the portrait of a young Farah Diba, centrally placed within a floral border, a little scuffed and rubbed, reverse blank, 130 by 125 mm

Los #: 143

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

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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Commemorative Pahlavi brooch, depicting the profiles of Mohammad Reza Shah...

Commemorative Pahlavi brooch, depicting the profiles of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi with Empress Farah Diba, copper and bronze [Iran, c. 1970] copper and bronze brooch depicting the royal couple in profile, framed within a wreath and surmounted by the Pahlavi crown, 45 by 35 mm

Los #: 145

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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Porcelain tray with portraits of Nasser-ed Din Shah Qajar, hand-painted...

Porcelain tray with portraits of Nasser-ed Din Shah Qajar, hand-painted porcelain, I.R. Porzellana [Germany, c. 1900] single oval tray, hand-painted with portraits of the Shah at each end, a little scuffed in places, else clean and presentable example, 380 by 250 mm

Los #: 146

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 31.10.2019

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Commemorative Dish depicting the Pahlavi Royal Family, commissioned by...

Commemorative Dish depicting the Pahlavi Royal Family, commissioned by Ardeshir Zahedi, together with a signed card from the same [Germany, early 1970s] single porcelain dish with lid, top of lid depicting a family portrait in black and white, inner section printed with inscription in Zahedi's hand

Los #: 147

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

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 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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Watercolour illustration of Chehel Sotun, signed “Herry A.” with stamp of...

Watercolour illustration of Chehel Sotun , signed Herry A. with stamp of Herry Nahapetian also in the margin, on paper [Iran (Isfahan), c. 1950] single sheet, depicting the Chehel Sotun pavillion with its famous pool-facing exterior and gardens, some very slight cockling, overall clean and crisp

Los #: 150

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 31.10.2019