09-21-2012 09-21-2012
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September 21, 2012 11:00 AMCalender

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  • Watercolor on Paper

    Lot: 1
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    Watercolor on Paper, India, 17th century, depicting a palace of Akbar, the first emperor of the Mughal Dynasty, in gilt frame, watercolor 3 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. more ...

  • Pair of Miniature Paintings

    Lot: 2
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    Pair of Miniature Paintings, India, 19th century, gouache on paper heightened with gilt, each depicting noblemen and women with attendants in a sumptuous palace scene, one set during the day and the more ...

  • Mughal Painting

    Lot: 3
    Sold for: $1,185$1,000

    Mughal Painting, India, 18th century, gouache on paper heightened with gilt, depicting a lady smoking a hookah and listening to her maid playing the lute in an evening garden scene, with gold-lecked more ...

  • Miniature Painting

    Lot: 4
    Sold for: $1,778$1,500

    Miniature Painting, Persia, 17th century, depicting a nobleman seated in a chair, with female attendants kneeling on either side, mounted on a 19th century painting of intricate geometric and floral more ...

  • Miniature Painting

    Lot: 5
    Sold for: $1,823$1,500

    Miniature Painting, Persia, 17th century, depicting a warrior on horseback during a successful hunt, subduing a tiger with a spear while another tiger looked on, mounted in a 19th century border more ...

  • Qur'an

    Lot: 6
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    Qur'an, Persia, 18th century, manuscript on paper, black and red text with gold roundel verse markers, gold borders and red rule, gold and polychrome floral marginal medallions, bound with red more ...

  • Two Framed Qur'an Pages

    Lot: 7
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    Two Framed Qur'an Pages, 18th century, Arabic manuscript on paper, double-sided, black text with gold and polychrome roundel verse markers within gold borders, 9 x 11 in. more ...

  • Two Framed Qur'an Pages

    Lot: 8
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    Two Framed Qur'an Pages, 18th century, Arabic manuscript on paper, double-sided, black text with gold and polychrome roundel verse markers within gold borders, one with floral illuminated marginal more ...

  • Two Framed Qur'an Pages

    Lot: 9
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    Two Framed Qur'an Pages, 18th century, Arabic manuscript on paper, double-sided, black text with gold and polychrome roundel verse markers within gold borders, one with floral illuminated marginal more ...

  • Two Framed Qur'an Pages

    Lot: 10
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    Two Framed Qur'an Pages, 18th century, Arabic manuscript on paper, double-sided, black text with gold and polychrome roundel verse markers within gold borders, 9 x 11 in. more ...

  • Diwan of Hafez

    Lot: 11
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    Diwan of Hafez, c. 1798, Persian manuscript on paper, black text arranged in two vertical columns within gold border and blue rule, modern cloth binding, 5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in. more ...

  • Metal Snuff Box

    Lot: 12
    Sold for: $563$475

    Metal Snuff Box, Persia, 19th/20th century, rectangular form with cut corners, the cover with gilt silver inlay and decorated with calligraphy in a central cartouche, lg. 2 1/8 in. more ...

  • Three White Marble Mashrabiya Element

    Lot: 13
    Sold for: $1,185$1,000

    Three White Marble Mashrabiya Element, India, rectangular, carved with latticework of interlocking nonagons, ht. 23 1/2 in. more ...

  • Raj Bangshi Mask

    Lot: 14
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    Raj Bangshi Mask, India, carved from a single piece of wood, painted ochre with black eyes, mouth, and nose, ht. 10 5/8 in. more ...

  • Ivory Carving with Wood Stand

    Lot: 15
    Sold for: $474$400

    Ivory Carving with Wood Stand, India, depicting a male and a female figure embracing, lg. 6 1/2 in. more ...

  • Beaded Carnelian Necklace

    Lot: 16
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    Beaded Carnelian Necklace, c. 1st millennium B.C., composed of approx. eighty beads graduating in size from approx. 3.17 to 9.51 mm, lg. 21 in. more ...

  • Glass Bead Necklace

    Lot: 17
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    Glass Bead Necklace, c. 1st millennium B.C., comprised of approx. sixty-five beads of various shapes including tubular, spherical, and tabular, centered with a large iridescent bead, lg. 18 in. more ...

  • Ceramic Necklace

    Lot: 18
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    Ceramic Necklace, c. 1st millennium B.C., comprised of waisted and etched turquoise-colored beads alternating with compressed red beads, center weighted by a ribbed rouleau-form pendant with tapered more ...

  • Red Stone Necklace

    Lot: 19
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    Red Stone Necklace, c. 1st millennium B.C., consisting of stones and pendants of various shapes and sizes, lg. 22 in. more ...

  • Red Stone Necklace

    Lot: 20
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    Red Stone Necklace, c. 1st millennium B.C., comprising teardrop, diamond, and tubular shaped stones of graduating sizes, centered by a double-wing-shaped pendant, lg. 21 in. more ...

  • Glass Bead Necklace

    Lot: 21
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    Glass Bead Necklace, c. 1st millennium, each bead of compressed globular form, semi-opaque stone in various sizes and pastel shades, center weighted by a partially ribbed bead, lg. 19 in. more ...

  • Glass Bead Necklace

    Lot: 22
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    Glass Bead Necklace, c. 1st millennium, of compressed globular or tubular forms in varying metallic shades, centered by a teardrop-shape bead, lg. 21 in. more ...

  • Three Bronze Figures

    Lot: 23
    Sold for: $334$275

    Three Bronze Figures, possibly Egypt, an antelope and two standing figures each with triangular heads and protruding noses, ht. to 3 1/2 in. more ...

  • Two Silver-gilt and Nielloed Daggers

    Lot: 24
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    Two Silver-gilt and Nielloed Daggers, Russia, 19th century, traditional form, the blade with triple fuller, the scabbard and hilt with silver and nielloed foliate scrolls on one side, lg. 19 1/2, 20 more ...

  • Silver-gilt and Nielloed Shashka

    Lot: 24A
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    Silver-gilt and Nielloed Shashka, Russia, 19th century, curved, the blade with double fuller, the hilt and scabbard decorated on one side with silver-gilt filigree and inset with small ivory plaques more ...

  • Two Silver-gilt and Nielloed Daggers

    Lot: 25
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    Two Silver-gilt and Nielloed Daggers, Russia, 19th century, traditional form, one blade with triple fuller, one with a single fuller, the scabbard and hilt decorated on one side with silver foliate more ...

  • Silver-gilt and Nielloed Shashka

    Lot: 25A
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    Silver-gilt and Nielloed Shashka, Russia, 19th century, curved, the blade with double fuller, the hilt and scabbard decorated on one side with silver-gilt filigree and inset with small ivory plaques more ...

  • Black Coral Carving

    Lot: 26
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    Black Coral Carving, Japan, 19th century, depicting a Japanese eggplant, lg. 6 1/8 in. more ...

  • Ivory Carving

    Lot: 27
    Sold for: $304$250

    Ivory Carving, Japan, 19th century, depicting Fukuroku-jin, the god of wisdom, seated with a fan in his hands, behind him is Daikoku, the god of wealth, on a ladder rubbing Fukuroku-jin's head, more ...

  • Ivory Netsuke

    Lot: 28
    Sold for: $1,126$950

    Ivory Netsuke, Japan, 19th century, standing figure of Hotei carrying his bag on a pole over his right shoulder, in his left hand he holds a ruyi scepter, inlaid signature at base, ht. 3 5/8 in. more ...