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  • Pair of Miniature Portrait on Bone Plaques

    Lot: 1
    Sold for: $984$800

    Pair of Miniature Portrait on Bone Plaques, India, early 19th century, depicting a Mughal king and queen, Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal, holding a flower, each portrayed in color and gold on an oval more ...

  • Two Miniature Portrait on Bone Plaques

    Lot: 2
    Sold for: $369$300

    Two Miniature Portrait on Bone Plaques, India, 19th century, depicting Mughal emperor Ranjit Singh with a blind eye, and empress Jodha Bai, the wife of Akbar the Great, each portrayed in color and more ...

  • Silver Bracelet

    Lot: 3
    Unsold  

    Silver Bracelet, Persia, open circular hoop terminating in stylized serpent heads, with incised scales at the necks, dia. 2 5/8 in. Provenance: Formerly in the John Woodman Higgins Armory more ...

  • Silver Armlet

    Lot: 4
    Unsold  

    Silver Armlet, Persia, 1200-1600s BC style, open oval hoop tapering at the ends, terminating in the findings for a clasp, the ends covered with a separate piece of hollow metal, decorated with more ...

  • Bronze Flat Pin

    Lot: 5
    Unsold  

    Bronze Flat Pin, Persia, the large circular head decorated with a five-petaled flower motif and six raised circles, all surrounded by smaller raised circles and supported by a flat pressed joint more ...

  • Necklace of Faience Beads

    Lot: 6
    Unsold  

    Necklace of Faience Beads, Middle East, with tube and ring beads in various lengths and colors ranging from light blue to turquoise blue, mottled gray, white, and green, holding a shaped pendant, more ...

  • Iznik Plate

    Lot: 7
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    Iznik Plate, Turkey, 17th/18th century, the cavetto decorated with stylized blue tulips, with a black patterned scroll border at the rim, with alternating clouds and leaves on the underside, dia. 9 more ...

  • Blue and White Earthenware Tile

    Lot: 8
    Unsold  

    Blue and White Earthenware Tile, India, Northwest region of Surat, 19th century, pointed dome-shape, decorated with a floral design in the center bordered with two bands of foliate and floral motifs more ...

  • Glazed Ceramic Plate

    Lot: 9
    Unsold  

    Glazed Ceramic Plate, Iran, 20th century, with Islamic calligraphy in a circle surrounded by a radial floral design, a floral and foliate band around the rim, in underglaze blue, dia. 9 in. more ...

  • Miniature Painting Depicting Radha and Krishna

    Lot: 10
    Sold for: $7,380$6,000

    Miniature Painting Depicting Radha and Krishna, India, 18th/19th century, Pahari School, opaque color and gold on wasli, based on a theme from the Bhagavata Purana, the pair of lovers underneath a more ...

  • Miniature Painting of Sisupala and his Retinue

    Lot: 11
    Sold for: $12,300$10,000

    Miniature Painting of Sisupala and his Retinue, India, Garhwal, 18th century, opaque color and gold on wasli, depicting Krishna's cousin and enemy Sisupala riding a horse and surrounded by his more ...

  • Miniature Painting Depicting a Hunting Scene

    Lot: 12
    Sold for: $1,845$1,500

    Miniature Painting Depicting a Hunting Scene, India, 18th/19th century, opaque color and gold on wasli, of a prince and princess on horseback, hunting deer with bows and arrows, wearing jewelry and more ...

  • Miniature Painting of a Court Scene

    Lot: 13
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    Miniature Painting of a Court Scene, India, 18th/19th century, opaque color and gold on wasli, depicting a prince seated on a dais with three female attendants, receiving a cup with one hand and more ...

  • Miniature Portrait of a Lady

    Lot: 14
    Sold for: $923$750

    Miniature Portrait of a Lady, India, 19th century, opaque color and gold on wasli, depicting a woman holding a cup, wearing a transparent veil and choli, skirt, and beaded and gold jewelry, in a more ...

  • Jamini Roy (1887-1972) Painting

    Lot: 15
    Sold for: $11,685$9,500

    Jamini Roy (1887-1972) Painting, India, 20th century, depicting the Goddess Parvati seated with the elephant-headed Ganesh in her arms, the image bordered with a painted band, inscribed (illegible) more ...

  • K. Sreenivasulu (1923-1995) Folk Painting

    Lot: 16
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    K. Sreenivasulu (1923-1995) Folk Painting, India, 20th century, depicting a bare-chested male carver working on a rocking horse, inscribed with artist's signature and date "1955," watercolor on more ...

  • K. Sreenivasulu (1923-1995) Folk Painting

    Lot: 17
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    K. Sreenivasulu (1923-1995) Folk Painting, India, 20th century, depicting a male toymaker seated behind a desk with toys on top, inscribed with artist's signature and date "1955," watercolor on more ...

  • K. Sreenivasulu (1923-1995) Folk Painting

    Lot: 18
    Unsold  

    K. Sreenivasulu (1923-1995) Folk Painting, India, 20th century, depicting a male and a female performer dancing to a drummer, inscribed with artist's signature and date "1955," watercolor on paper, more ...

  • Illuminated Album Folio of Calligraphy

    Lot: 19
    Sold for: $5,843$4,750

    Illuminated Album Folio of Calligraphy, Persia, 16th/17th century, ink and opaque color on paper, with calligraphy in both sides in Naskhi, Thuluth, and Nastaliq scripts, all inside illuminated more ...

  • Illuminated Bifolium of Calligraphy from a Manuscript

    Lot: 20
    Sold for: $6,150$5,000

    Illuminated Bifolium of Calligraphy from a Manuscript, Persia, possibly 16th/17th century, ink, opaque color, and gold on parchment, with Nastaliq script calligraphy on both sides of the page inside more ...

  • Two Arabic Calligraphy Manuscripts

    Lot: 21
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    Two Arabic Calligraphy Manuscripts, North Africa or Near East, 12th to 14th century, ink, color, and gold on paper, one composed of seven lines written in bold Maghrebi script, divisions marked with more ...

  • Five Illuminated Folio Manuscripts

    Lot: 22
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    Five Illuminated Folio Manuscripts, India, ink, opaque color, and gold on paper, written in Nastaliq script, in two columns with a double-line border at the center, divided by narrative more ...

  • Three Bifolium Manuscripts

    Lot: 23
    Sold for: $984$800

    Three Bifolium Manuscripts, Persia, ink and gold on parchment, written in Thuluth and Naskhi scripts, with black and red diacritical marks and red, blue, and white dotted gilt roundels, divided by more ...

  • Three Folios of Calligraphy

    Lot: 24
    Sold for: $984$800

    Three Folios of Calligraphy, Persia, ink, opaque color, and gold on paper, written in Thuluth and Naskhi scripts within line-drawn cartouches and bordered by later, possibly 20th century, painted more ...

  • Two Folios and a Bifolium from Illuminated Manuscripts

    Lot: 25
    Sold for: $1,353$1,100

    Two Folios and a Bifolium from Illuminated Manuscripts, Persia, 16th/17th century, ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper, written in Nastaliq script, the bifolium with two columns of text from more ...

  • Illuminated Folio Manuscript

    Lot: 26
    Sold for: $4,920$4,000

    Illuminated Folio Manuscript, Persia, possibly 16th century, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, four lines of calligraphy written diagonally in Nastaliq script, surrounded by dense floral more ...

  • Two-sided Mughal-style Miniature Painting

    Lot: 27
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    Two-sided Mughal-style Miniature Painting, India, depicting a battle scene with armored horse riders with swords, riders falling, and decapitated heads on the ground, an inscription line directly more ...

  • Four Leaves of Miniature Paintings

    Lot: 28
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    Four Leaves of Miniature Paintings, Persia or India, 18th/19th century, opaque color and gold on paper, each depicting a different narrative scene surrounded by an intricately patterned foliate more ...

  • Miniature Painting of a Woman

    Lot: 29
    Sold for: $615$500

    Miniature Painting of a Woman, India, 19th century, opaque color and gold on wasli, depicting a woman kneeling on a circle of leaves beneath a group of trees, shielding her face with her translucent more ...

  • Two Miniature Paintings

    Lot: 30
    Unsold  

    Two Miniature Paintings, one Persia, 19th century, depicting two gentlemen and two ladies drawing water from a well in a grove of trees filled with birds, ink and color on paper, framed and glazed, more ...